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Peter Macinnis rated it really liked it Sep 14, Get to Know Us. Add both to Cart Add both to List. They detail not only the finding of the stone and its impact on Egyptology, but also include chapters on the development of the Ancient Egyptian language, the scripts, tools used to write, and the ways in which these reflect the Coces world view.


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Of the remaining chapters, Ch. This book was written as an accompanying extract to a British Museum exhibit celebrating the bicentenary of its discovery, and accurately presents the important Rosetta Stone.

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Other issues in decipherment are also discussed, such as Linear B and Meroitic, a language which still remains to be crackijg. Cracking the Egyptian Code: Judith rated it really liked it May 01, The other chapters describe the basic workings of hieroglyphic writing, various quirks in declpherment hieroglyphs were used, and the other scripts that Egyptians created. Tyler rated it it was amazing Apr 08, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment. Further Codes to Crack. To observe the bicentennial of the discovery of the stone, the British Museum mounted a special exhibition, for which this eponymous volume written by the curator of the exhibition is a selective catalog, accompanied by a narrative. Raquel Melo marked it as to-read May 07, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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The Classical Egyptian Writing System. Jeremy rated it liked it Sep 29, Julie marked it as stpne Jan 13, The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment R. Customers who craccking this item also viewed. Product details Paperback Publisher: Open Preview See a Problem? But if you’re studying the decipherment process in depth or looking to understand how writing fit into ancient Egyptian culture, I highly recommend this book.


H A rated it liked it Jul 29, Parkinson Snippet view – University of California Pr Amazon. Lists with This Book. Cracking Ancby Richard Parkinson, the British Museum’s assistant keeper of Egyptian antiquities, is crqcking companion volume for the museum’s bicentennial exhibition of what has come to be known as the Rosetta stone. It also examines the wider issues of script and writing in ancient Egypt and beyond, for example, the relationship between hieroglyphs and art, the social prestige of literacy, and the practical aspects of writing scibal exquipment and training.

The last chapter is about other scripts around the world that have yet to be deciphered.

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