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CA 06.2.9 Evolution of Writing

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Table of Phonetic Signs.
19th c French Scientific Books & Manuscripts

Jean François CHAMPOLLION (1790 - 1832)
c. 1825-1832
19th c
London. British Museum.
"This is a copy of a letter from Champollion announcing to his friend M. Dacier that Egyptian hieroglyphics were signs for sound, not ideagrams. His discovery lead to the deceifering of Egyptian text. "

Caption: Jean François CHAMPOLLION (1790-1832)|Table of Phonetic Signs. |French||

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