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Illustration of the Rosetta Stone and the missing portions of the stele that it was originally part of. Derived from descriptions from experts and similar illustrations appearing in books, including the following:

  • Ray, John. The Rosetta Stone and Rebirth of Ancient Egypt p. 2. Profile Books Ltd. 2008 ISBN 978-186197-339-9
  • Parkinson, Richard. Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment p. 26 University of California Press. 1999 ISBN 0-520-22248-2
  • Budge, Ernest Alfred Wallis. The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus. Volume 3: The Decree of Canopus p. 35. Elibron Classics. 2005 ISBN 1-4021-9494-6
Includes an image from Wikimedia Commons of the Rosetta Stone File:Rosetta Stone BW.jpeg, and several SVG images of Egyptian gods and goddesses from User:Jeff Dahl.
Date 4 July 2010
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