Rosetta Stone, Hieroglyphs, and the first Article of Faith!

 

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We see a lot of students pass by our replica of the Rosetta Stone, marvel at it for a while, and pass on. Well, today we were thinking of ways to help students be able to “bring it home” a little. Above is a phonetic version of the first Article of Faith using Egyptian Hieroglyphs. The handouts located above the stone and to the left will show the following cartouches:

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Because the Rosetta stone is written in Hieroglyphs, Greek, and Demotic, historians were able to translate the entirety of the stone–they knew Greek, and were able to figure the rest out. Try the link below to formulate your own phonetic hieroglyphs!

http://www.discoveringegypt.com/hieroglyphic-typewriter.html

 

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