Unlocking the Past: How the Rosetta Stone Was Used to Decipher Ancient Secrets

Have you ever wondered how we came to understand the mysterious hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt? For centuries, the meaning behind these ancient symbols was locked away, until a groundbreaking discovery in 1799 changed everything. Enter the Rosetta Stone, a remarkable artifact that became the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs.

In this video from TED-Ed, discover the fascinating process of how experts, using the knowledge of Ancient Greek, were able to unlock the secrets of hieroglyphic writing, bridging a gap of thousands of years and bringing the words of the ancient Egyptians back to life.

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