If this pans out to be authentic, then it’s amazing, and like Eric, I’m amazed no mainstream news agencies have caught on yet:

Ancient inscribed slab brought to light.

A team of German and Egyptian archaeologists working in the Nile Delta has unearthed “quite a remarkable” stele dating back 2,200 years to Ptolemaic Egypt which bears an identical inscription in three written languages — like the famed Rosetta Stone.

Via Eric Albert.

The discovery of the Rosetta Stone enabled the Western world to finally decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics, as it contained the same text in three different scripts: Egyptian hieroglyphics and demotic, plus ancient Greek. Read more…


  1. Kewl. Makes you wonder… what will archaeologists think of Code 2000 years from now!Brian Green#

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