Rosetta Stone
Around 200 B.C.
 
 
 


 

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous objects from ancient Egypt. It was found in the town of Rosetta (Rashid) in 1799.

The Rosetta Stone is important because it helped scholars to decipher hieroglyphs. The text on the stone is written in three scripts, hieroglyphic, demotic and Greek.


To learn more about ancient Egyptian scripts and the Rosetta Stone, see the Writing chapter.

You can shuffle the objects and play the game again.