The Rosetta Stone (Objects in Focus) Paperback – 29 Mar 2005
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"The new booklet bursts into colour, including accurate photographs of the recently cleaned stone..."
--Times Higher Educational Supplement, June 2005
About the Author
Richard Parkinson is an Assistant Keeper in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum, specializing in Ancient Egyptian texts; in 1999 - 2000 he curated the exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of the Rosetta Stone's discovery, Cracking Codes. His publications include Voices from Ancient Egypt, the prize-winning The Tale of Sinuhe and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940 - 1640 BC, Poetry and Culture in Middle Kingdom Egypt and Cracking Codes.
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