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Painting of hieroglyphics from the Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuki

Painting of hieroglyphics from the Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuki

Detail of a painting from the Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuki, TT 181 in the Tombs of the Nobles at Thebes. During the French campaign in Egypt, and some time after the discovery of the Rosetta stone, Champollion published in 1822 his discovered of how to decipher the hieroglyphic. Champollion was the first to understand that the symbols are actually symbols of the voice. His discovery led to their translation and an understanding of the real story of Ancient Egypt.
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June 24, 2008
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Eureka
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