Asked in Ancient EgyptRosetta Stone - Artifact
Who discovered the Rosetta Stone?
April 05, 2016 1:48AM
Napoleon Bonaparte attempted to capture Egypt from the British in 1798. Napoleon's invading troops captured a huge assortment of antiquities during their three-year occupation of the Nile River valley, and their spoils of war included what is now known the Rosetta Stone, stolen from a fort at Rashid, a town Europeans called Rosetta.
it was found by Napoleons troops in 1799