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Is the Jamestown tablet an American Rosetta Stone?

An expert in Elizabethan script is studying the mysterious etching on the Jamestown tablet. Digitally enhanced images of the slate are helping to isolate inscriptions and illuminate fine details on the slate—the first with extensive inscriptions discovered at any early American colonial site, said William Kelso, director of research and interpretation

Egypt wants the Rosetta Stone back

Egypt is preparing a formal request for the return of the Rosetta Stone from the British Museum. Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, said he is preparing to "fight" for the restitution of the stone which has been on display in the museum in London since 1802. He

Egypt asks for Rosetta Stone back after Louvre victory

After successfully reclaiming some frescoes from the Louvre, Egypt now wants to borrow the Rosetta Stone from the British Museum. [Zahi Hawass] now wants the British Museum to lend the Rosetta Stone to Cairo. The artefact, dating from 196BC, carries inscriptions in Greek and Egyptian that first enabled hieroglyphics to be

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