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8 edition of The Rosetta Stone found in the catalog.

The Rosetta Stone

by R. B. Parkinson

  • 199 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rosetta stone,
  • Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63).

    StatementRichard Parkinson.
    SeriesBritish Museum objects in focus
    ContributionsBritish Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ1531.R5 P27 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3453298M
    ISBN 100714150215
    LC Control Number2005363526
    OCLC/WorldCa57281783

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