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The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone
by James Cross Giblin


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Decipher the history of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs with this enlightening account of the discovery and translation of the Rosetta Stone. Packed with illustrations, engravings, and historical photographs, The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone is an informative yet accessible overview perfect for aspiring young Egyptologists, kids interested in archaeology, and students in grades 3 to 7.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Decipher the history of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs with this enlightening account of the discovery and translation of the Rosetta Stone. Packed with illustrations, engravings, and historical photographs, The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone is an informative yet accessible overview perfect for aspiring young Egyptologists, kids interested in archaeology, and students in grades 3 to 7.

This ALA Notable Children's Book also includes excerpts from the translated text of the Rosetta Stone and a bibliography with suggestions for further reading, making it an ideal starting point for Ancient Egyptian research and reports.

Supports the Common Core State Standards


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780064461375
  • ISBN-10: 0064461378
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: February 1993
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 9.08 x 5.94 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Social Science - Archaeology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Ancient

 
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