The Rosetta Stone

Granodiorite | 112.3 x 75.7cm | 196BC

Unknown Maker

Part of grey and pink granodiorite stela bearing priestly decree concerning Ptolemy V in three blocks of text: Hieroglyphic (14 lines), Demotic (32 lines) and Greek (54 lines).

From Fort St Julien, el-Rashid (Rosetta), Egypt

Ptolemaic Period, 196 B...
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