Rosettta Stone

The Rosetta Stone

by Daniel Russ on November 13, 2010

The Rosetta Stone a fragment of a larger stone that contains a decree made in Memphis, Classical Egypt, in 196 BC by Ptolemy V. The reason it is in a military history blog is because it was discovered by a French officer of La Grande Armee, one Lieutenant Pierre-François Bouchard who noticed it was an […]