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How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 10:52 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 01:21 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

July 19 marks discovery of Egypt’s Rosetta Stone 222 years ago

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The Rosetta Stone was discovered by the French expedition in 1799 AD. It was discovered by a French officer named Bouchard on July 19, 1799.

How did Ancient Egyptians deal with rapists?

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:32 GMT

According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.

Egyptian, British museums restore colorful mural of ancient tomb

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Antiquities experts from the Egyptian and British museums are working hand in hand to restore an eye-popping colorful mural that was discovered in Kom el Ahmar excavation side in Qena governorate, Upper Egypt, lately.

How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 03:54 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum.

Salah sets his name alongside ancient Egyptian kings at British Museum

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 01:43 GMT

Salah's outstanding season with Liverpool was recognized by the British Museum in England as his boots were added to the Egyptian section of the museum.

Flemish Institute hosts Asyut lecture

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 04:15 GMT

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo will host a lecture about the deep history of the Asyut region, especially the village Shutb.

British Museum to host modern Egypt project

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 04:14 GMT

A Modern Egypt project curated by Mohamed El Shahed at the British Museum in London will feature pieces such as posters of downtown Cairo.

Disability and travel: accessible attractions in London

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 11:49 GMT

Summer may be well and truly over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop going for days out or taking holidays. With that in mind, Disability Horizons columnist Hayleigh Barclay rounds up the accessible sights and attractions she indulged in during her

The Round Reading Room in the British Museum will rise from the ashes

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 09:51 GMT

The British Museum’s reading room is being brought to life through a 10-year project restoring the space to exhibit its timeless permanent collection.

Egyptian mummies virtual reality tour in British Museum

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 09:15 GMT

British Museum displayed Egyptian mummies, galleries, and ancient sculptures during May.

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