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Rosetta Collection

Background imageRosetta Collection: Rosetta, Ormeau Rd. Belfast

Rosetta, Ormeau Rd. Belfast - a street scene with tram and Church visible. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageRosetta Collection: Egypt / Rosetta Stone

Egypt / Rosetta Stone
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone by Boussard, a French Officer. J.P.Champollion was able to translate the hieroglyphs through comparison with the Greek text

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, 1874

The Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, 1874
Engraving showing the scene at the British Museum, London, in 1874 with a large group of people crowding round the Rosetta Stone during the International Congress of Orientalists

Background imageRosetta Collection: Princess Elizabeth and Margaret at the British Museum

Princess Elizabeth and Margaret at the British Museum
Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret pictured visiting the British Museum with their grandmother, Queen Mary and viewing with interest the Rosetta Stone in the presence of the Museums Director

Background imageRosetta Collection: Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist

Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist
Caricature of Cora Cardigan (Hannah Rosetta Dinah Moulton, 1860-1931), virtuoso flautist who worked mainly in theatres and music halls. She also played the violin. 1883

Background imageRosetta Collection: J F Champollion

J F Champollion
JEAN-FRANCOIS CHAMPOLLION le Jeune French Egyptologist, who by studying the Rosetta stone learnt to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics

Background imageRosetta Collection: ROSETTA STONE

ROSETTA STONE
THE ROSETTA STONE inspected by delegates to the International Congress of Orientalists, at the British Museum, London Date: 1874

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphic scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphic scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Hieroglyphic scripture. Detail. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Demotic scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Demotic scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC. Detail. Demotic scripture

Background imageRosetta Collection: Mosque at Rosetta, and Fort Julien, Egypt

Mosque at Rosetta, and Fort Julien, Egypt
The upper image shows an Egyptian mosque in Rosetta, Egypt. The lower image shows Fort Julien from the sea, with an Egyptian boat. 1803

Background imageRosetta Collection: Jean-Fran?߯is Champollion (1790-1832). Portrait. Colored e

Jean-Fran?߯is Champollion (1790-1832). Portrait. Colored e
Jean-Fran?߯ is Champollion (1790-1832). French classical scholar, philologist and orientalist, decipherer of the Egyptian hieroglyphs. Colored engraving. El Universo Ilustrado, 1881

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Greek scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Greek scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Greek scripture. Detail. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphical and demotic scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphical and demotic scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphical scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Hieroglyphical scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC. Detail

Background imageRosetta Collection: The Rosetta Stone. Demotic and Greek scripture

The Rosetta Stone. Demotic and Greek scripture
The Rosetta Stone. Fragment of a black granite stele with an inscription in different languages A?a?A?a?of a decree of Ptolemy V Epiphanes king. Ptolemaic era. 196 BC. Demotic and Greek scripture

Background imageRosetta Collection: Philae, Egypt

Philae, Egypt
At Philae, a duplicate of the Rosetta inscription was discovered by Salt in a temple at Philae, although badly defaced and overwritten with other hieroglyphics

Background imageRosetta Collection: Rosetta Stone Findplace

Rosetta Stone Findplace
The Bastion de Saint Julien at Rosetta (today Rashid) in the Nile delta, where the Rosetta Stone was discovered by Bussard, one of Napoleons officers

Background imageRosetta Collection: Temple of Phtah, Egypt

Temple of Phtah, Egypt
This recumbent statue of Ramses Sesostris at Memphis is all that remains of the Temple of Phtah where the decree on the Rosetta Stone was issued Date: 1858

Background imageRosetta Collection: Jane Pope as Rosetta

Jane Pope as Rosetta
JANE POPE actress as Rosetta in The Foundling


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