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Rosetta Stone - Artifact

Who discovered the Rosetta Stone?


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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