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    The Rosetta Stone

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    by Napoleon’s army near the town of el-Rashid (or Rosetta). So, after the defeat of Napoleon the British took ownership of the stone through Treaty of Alexandria (The Rosetta Stone). Originally it was the said that the stone was Basalt, but now studies have proven that it is actually a type of graphite called granodiorite (Rosetta Stone-BYU). Today the Rosetta stone can be located in the British Museum in London, England. It is the most popular exhibit in the museum (Rosetta…

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    The Rosetta Stone is one of the most valuable pieces of art that is dated back to 196 BC. The Rosetta stone was discovered in 1799 by Napoleon’s French troops in present day Rashid, Egypt. The troops quickly realized its high value and it was taken to France, where it was examined by Thomas Young and Jean-Francois Champollion. Young and Champollion were two of the first people to decipher the ancient Egypt hieroglyphs by using the, “texts carved upon it… written in three languages: ancient…

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    Rosetta Stone Essay

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    The Rosetta stone has always been a mystery among the scientist and the common people who have viewed it.The questions they ask is who made this?What does it say?What does it mean it?It was said to be of the ancient stones of the Egyptians.In the story The Riddle Of the Rosetta Stone"It shows the strong points and the pitfalls of the scientist who discovered and broke certain parts of the codes of the stone.This story shows alot of ambition,perseverance,and responsibility of the scientist and…

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    Artifact Found! The Rosetta Stone was originally from ancient Egypt and then a group of french archaeologists took it from Egypt in 1799. When the French archaeologists were going back to France the British people attacked them and took the Rosetta Stone in 1800 that is why it is damaged (it was already damaged long before it was dug up) it was put in a museum in 1802 in the British Museum. The Rosetta Stone has three languages on it it translates Egyptian Script, Hieroglyphics and…

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    Rosetta Stone The Rosetta stone is one of the greatest ancient discoveries to ever be found. It has helped humans decipher languages and translate. The stone itself was carved in 196 B.C. and was made for the purpose of translation. When Napoleon, an emperor known for his enlightened view of education, art and culture, invaded Egypt in 1798, he took along a group of scholars and told them to seize all important cultural artifacts for France. Pierre Bouchard, one of Napoleon’s soldiers, was…

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    Waxman, S. 2008 Finding Rosetta (ch. 2.). Loot: The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World. Times Books, N.Y. Throughout the course of this chapter Waxman overviews how antiquarianism and Europeans within Egypt had both positive and negative effects on Egyptology. She starts off by looking at Napoleon’s conquest of Egypt and the work his savants took on as they documented the great monuments of Europe. She then goes off to talk about Jean-Francois Champollion and Giovanni…

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    Part I - Finding five more sources that relate to your teaching unit. A-Describe each in a few sentences to a paragraph--what is the main information in the source? How is this useful to your unit? 1. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/time/explore/main.html This website contains information about the history of Ancient and provides me with a timeline of important events, people and objects that occurred during a specific dynasty or period. It even provides specific information an important people…

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    Hieroglyphics

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    This seemed like the most realistic outcome for the long-lived language until french soldiers and engineers uncovered a large stone that is now commonly known as the Rosetta Stone. This stone is significant because it bore the same text in three different ways: in hieroglyphs, in the demotic script, and in ancient Greek. Because Greek had been translated by this time, they were able to translate the Greek and decipher the other two texts. Jean François Champollion is known to be the first…

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    Case Study: Rosetta Stone

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    History and Summary of Current Situation Realizing that a lot of countries around the world open their doors for globalization to grow their economy and languages become more important to communicate between individuals, Rosetta Stone wants to help people to learn languages quickly and effectively. According to The Nielsen Company in the textbook, they find out that “the language-learning industry produced over US 83 billion in consumer spending.” The founder, Allen Stoltzfus, used his own…

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    Why Is Language Dying Out

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    The French found it in Egypt in 1799 when they had control over Egypt. When the British defeated the French in 1802, Britain gained control over the Rosetta Stone. At the time Britain knew how to speak the language of ancient Greece (The Discovery and the Importance of the Rosetta Stone). Using that information, they were able to figure out what they rest of the stone meant. Since the stone said essentially the same thing in three different languages, Britain translated the hieroglyphics into…

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