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Before the Rosetta Stone
by doconversationsblog last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , ,
This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library. Something about ancient Egypt sets people’s curiosity alight, making them wonder about its temples and kings, its writing and history. Ever since the proverbial sightseers from classical Greece, writing tourist graffiti on monuments already ancient in 500 B.C., the great pyramids by the […]
Exhibit ItemGeneral view of the site
by Rona Razon published Jul 10, 2013 last modified Jul 24, 2013 05:49 PM — filed under: ,
Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Abydos, Egypt, c. 1910s-1920s
Located in Library & Archives / / Before Byzantium: The Early Activities of Thomas Whittemore (1871–1931) / Abydos, Egypt