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The Rosetta Stone  is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.

Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.

Cuneiform letter.   From Baghdad, circa 2055 BC. Seen at the Museo Archeologico Centrale dell’ Etruria, Fiorenze.

Cuneiform letter. From Baghdad, circa 2055 BC. Seen at the Museo Archeologico Centrale dell’ Etruria, Fiorenze.

Bantu Symbols of South Africa. If you are outside of a real world culture and are considering getting one its symbols as a tattoo or something...please reconsider: http://mycultureisnotatrend.tumblr.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_appropriation

Bantu Symbols of South Africa. If you are outside of a real world culture and are considering getting one its symbols as a tattoo or something...please reconsider: http://mycultureisnotatrend.tumblr.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_appropriation

Ogham Stone Sundial, Dingle  Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

Ogham Stone Sundial, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

A tradução do alfabeto cuneiforme, da Mesopotâmia, para o alfabeto atual, invenção atribuída aos fenícios.

A tradução do alfabeto cuneiforme, da Mesopotâmia, para o alfabeto atual, invenção atribuída aos fenícios.

Brick "stamp mold" for the King of Larsa, Sin-Iddinam. (for Sun God, Utu, foundation deposit of temple)

Brick "stamp mold" for the King of Larsa, Sin-Iddinam. (for Sun God, Utu, foundation deposit of temple)

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