What is the importance of the Rosetta Stone?
For over 1,000 years people wanted to know how to translate hieroglyphics.
This is a picture of the Rosetta stone in the British Museum.
The Rosetta stone is named for the ancient Egyptian town of Rosetta, where it was found.
This is a picture of Jean-Francois Champollion in front of the Rosetta stone.
He broke the code of the Rosetta stone and translated hieroglyphics.