Rosetta Stone bookend

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This Rosetta Stone replica bookend has been inspired by the famous Rosetta Stone design.

The Rosetta stone was discovered in 1799 by French soldiers in the village of el-Rashid (Rosetta). By this time knowledge of the ancient Egyptian scripts had been lost for over 1,000 years.

The stone contains a text in three different languages and scripts. The known Ancient Greek text at the bottom of the stone helped scholars decipher the Ancient Egyptian scripts ? the middle one in cursive Demotic and the top one in hieroglyphs. The grey granitoid stone is incomplete.

  • Product Code: CMCR52150
  • Dimension: 25cm (tall) x 7cm (wide)
  • SUBTITLE: British Museum
  • Material: Resin
  • Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team
  • Weight: 1.51 Kg

This Rosetta Stone replica bookend has been inspired by the famous Rosetta Stone design.

The Rosetta stone was discovered in 1799 by French soldiers in the village of el-Rashid (Rosetta). By this time knowledge of the ancient Egyptian scripts had been lost for over 1,000 years.

The stone contains a text in three different languages and scripts. The known Ancient Greek text at the bottom of the stone helped scholars decipher the Ancient Egyptian scripts ? the middle one in cursive Demotic and the top one in hieroglyphs. The grey granitoid stone is incomplete.

  • Product Code: CMCR52150
  • Weight: 1.51 Kg