On This Day: Jean-Francois Champollion Announces Decipherment of Rosetta Stone
September 27, 1822, Jean-Francois Champollion presented his paper "Lettre M. Dacier" in Paris, which announced the first successful decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics.
I used to visit the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum once every few weeks when I was living in London. How enchanting an artifact!
Can the Rosetta Stone solve the financial crisis? Is Henry Paulson our Rosetta Stone?
This is an awesome article.
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