Rosetta Stone Jigsaw Puzzle

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<p>An 800 piece jigsaw puzzle inspired by the Rosetta Stone.</p> <p>The jigsaw pieces have been printed to replicate the grey colour and texture of the Rosetta Stone as seen on the back of the box. This is so that the puzzle retains authenticity to the original artefact.</p> <p><span>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. </span><br /><br /><span>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.</span></p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, an 800-piece jigsaw puzzle inspired by the Rosetta Stone.

The jigsaw pieces have been printed to replicate the grey colour and texture of the Rosetta Stone as seen on the back of the box. This is so that the puzzle retains authenticity to the original artefact.

About the Rosetta Stone:

Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in 1799 while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The Stone contains the same decree in three different scripts, and scholars were able to use the Greek and Egyptian Demotic sections to decipher the ancient hieroglyphs. The text contains a decree passed by priests in 196 BC to honour King Ptolemy V for his services to Egypt.

The ideal puzzle to challenge yourself to on a rainy day.

 

 

  • Product Code: CMCP66040
  • Product Weight: 0.634Kg
  • Theme: The Rosetta Stone
  • T.P: 6.29
  • Dimensions: H25 x W5 x L25
  • Material: Printed cardboard
  • Details: 800-piece jigsaw. For ages 8+
  • Postage Weight: 0.66 Kg

<p>An 800 piece jigsaw puzzle inspired by the Rosetta Stone.</p> <p>The jigsaw pieces have been printed to replicate the grey colour and texture of the Rosetta Stone as seen on the back of the box. This is so that the puzzle retains authenticity to the original artefact.</p> <p><span>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. </span><br /><br /><span>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.</span></p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, an 800-piece jigsaw puzzle inspired by the Rosetta Stone.

The jigsaw pieces have been printed to replicate the grey colour and texture of the Rosetta Stone as seen on the back of the box. This is so that the puzzle retains authenticity to the original artefact.

About the Rosetta Stone:

Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in 1799 while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The Stone contains the same decree in three different scripts, and scholars were able to use the Greek and Egyptian Demotic sections to decipher the ancient hieroglyphs. The text contains a decree passed by priests in 196 BC to honour King Ptolemy V for his services to Egypt.

The ideal puzzle to challenge yourself to on a rainy day.

 

 

  • Product Code: CMCP66040
  • Product Weight: 0.634Kg
  • Theme: The Rosetta Stone
  • T.P: 6.29
  • Dimensions: H25 x W5 x L25
  • Material: Printed cardboard
  • Details: 800-piece jigsaw. For ages 8+
  • Postage Weight: 0.66 Kg
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