Thursday, July 23, 2009

Trivia for Thursday the 23rd - Egyptology

The discovery of this piece of stone made the translation of the mysterious Egyptian hieroglyphics possible because it contained a passage of hieroglyphics that was also written in two known languages. Give the name of this stone.
BONUS: In what city was it discovered?
BONUS2: The soldiers who found the stone were part of whose army?
BONUS3: Give one of the other two languages that appeared on the stone.

1 comment:

  1. The Rosetta Stone was found in Rosetta (used as part of a wall) by the French Army under Napoleon. The other two languages were coptic and Greek.