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A Paramount Value of Rosetta Stone

This is one more crucial discovery that relates to Egyptian desert. This time we talk about the Rosetta Stone that was the by-product of French invasion into Egypt. The uncovering of the 1.5 meter chunk of dark stone happened when Napoleon troops were knocking down the St Julien Forth near the city called Rosetta. Thankfully, there were a few scientists among solders who immediately figured out the importance of writings on this stone. The Egyptian hieroglyphics were indecipherable to anyone at the time, but thanks to this stone they were finally decoded and the world made its acquaintance with the culture of ancient Egypt. This is why the value of this stone is paramount to humanity.

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