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Author Name    PARKINSON, RICHARD.

Title   Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone And Decipherment.

Binding   s

Book Condition   Softcover. Very good condition.

Edition   First Edition.

Publisher    University of California Press, Berkeley: 1999.

ISBN Number    0520222482 / 9780520222489

Seller ID   11381X1

Tells the story of the Stone's discovery and the so-called battle of he decipherers which it inspired. Published to accompany a major Exhibition at the British Museum celebrating the bicentenary of the Stone's discovery, and including a selective catalogue of the exhibits, this book also examines the wider issues of script and writing in ancient Egypt and beyond. Includes an Index.

(Key Words: Language, Linguistics, Rosetta Stone, Antiquities, Egypt, Napoleon I, Richard Parkinson, Hieroglyphics, Demotic Greek, Ancient Greek, Thebes, Papyri, Middle Kingdom, Archaeology, Scripts).

Price = 11.21 USD



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