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Napoleon with the Rosetta stone

Posted in Africa, Ancient History, Archaeology, Art, Arts and Crafts, Historical articles, History on Sunday, 22 November 2015

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This well drawn and detailed picture shows Napoleon with two French scholars; one of them is examining the mysterious Rosetta Stone, which had remained a source of fascination for Napoleon since being unearthed by a soldier during the Egyptian Campaign, and which would eventually be claimed by the British after the French defeat in 1801.

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The Rosetta stone by Pat Nicolle

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