The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Adkins, Roy; Adkins, Lesley

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First edition. Sticker on rear jacket panel. 2000 Hard Cover. 335 pp. Chronicles the twenty-year attempt of French linguist Jean-Francois Champollion to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics despite poverty, ill health, competition by English physician Thomas Young, and political enemies.

Title: The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Author: Adkins, Roy; Adkins, Lesley

Categories: Modern First Editions, European, Egypt, African, Foreign Language,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2000

ISBN Number: 0060194391

ISBN Number 13: 9780060194390

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2304246

Keywords: HISTORY EGYPT HIEROGLYPHS ANCIENT EGYPT LANGUAGE,