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Rosetta stone

LC control no.n 84160110
Uniform title headingRosetta stone
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Variant(s)Rosetta stone inscription
Inschrift von Rosette
Inscription de Rosette
Pierre de Rosette
Décret de Memphis
Found inIts Inscriptio Rosettana hieroglyphica ... 1851: t.p. (Inscriptio Rosettana hieroglyphica)
Columbia encycl. (Rosetta stone; basalt stone inscribed by priests of Ptolemy V with parallel text in hieroglyphic, demotic and Greek; discovered in 1799; now in Brit. Museum; led to decipherment of hieroglyphic and demotic writing systems)
Encyclop. Britannica: micropaedia (Rosetta stone)
LC manual authority cd. (hdg.: Rosetta stone inscription)
NUC pre-1956 (hdg.: Rosetta stone inscription; usage on English-lang. works: Rosetta stone, on German: Inschrift von Rosette, on French: Inscription de Rosette)
Le Décret de Memphis, 1999: p. 141, etc. (Pierre de rosetta; "le décret de Memphis qui figure sur la Pierre de Rosette")