All about the Rosetta Stone

All about the Rosetta Stone

200-year celebration: Champollion, the basalt slab & how the hieroglyphic code was cracked. By Laura Ranieri Roy In September 1822, the eureka moment happened. An impoverished young French scholar, Jean Francois Champollion, made a giant leap forward to solve the...
Egyptian Mummies Show Gets “Unmasked”

Egyptian Mummies Show Gets “Unmasked”

British Museum mummy show breathes life into ROM after lockdown. By Laura Ranieri A priest’s spectacular golden mask. A temple singer with three stunning, ornate nested coffins. A roman baby who was given a lavish burial. At the British Mummies show opening this week...
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