"The text is intelligent and thorough, and the many full-color photographs and drawings both add interest and help clarify difficult points. (maps, diagrams, chronology, further reading, glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
PLB 0-19-521553-2 A picture-filled history of the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing, including the discovery of the Rosetta Stone by the French, and its appropriation by the British, the steps leading to deciphering it, and some basic information on how to read hieroglyphs.
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