Champollion


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Cham·pol·lion

 (shäN-pô-lyôN′), Jean François 1790-1832.
French Egyptologist. Working from the Rosetta stone, in 1822 he became the first person to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Champollion

(French ʃɑ̃pɔljɔ̃)
n
(Biography) Jean François (ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃swa). 1790–1832, French Egyptologist, who deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta stone

Cham•pol•lion

(ʃɑ̃ pɔˈlyɔ̃)

n.
Jean François (ʒɑ̃) 1790–1832, French Egyptologist.
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Champollion deciphered the wrinkled granite hieroglyphics.
What Champollion will decipher this hieroglyphic for us, that we may turn over a new leaf at last?
The fact teaches him how Belus was worshipped and how the Pyramids were built, better than the discovery by Champollion of the names of all the workmen and the cost of every tile.
He added that the company is in the last stage of developing a building on Champollion Street, next to the Cinema Radio building, Kodak corridor, and the French Consulate building.
The French Egyptologist Champollion succeeded in cracking the Rosetta Stone's code using his knowledge of ancient Greek.
You have recognized this, like Champollion from a single hieroglyph.
22, 1952, the French SS Champollion sank near Khaldeh, south of Beirut, as it headed to the capital.
As Puckler's own discussion of this topic shows, the works of French scholars and explorers such as Francois-Rene Chateaubriand, Alphonse de Lamartine, and Jean-Francois Champollion were not unknown to German Egyptophiles.
Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion.
The collections also include letters from Jean-Francois Champollion which shed light on the work of the man celebrated as the founding father of Egyptology.
Jean Francois Champollion, Howard Carter, Davidson Black, y, en Mexico, Manuel Gamio, Alfonso Caso, Alberto Ruz Lhuiller y, por supuesto, el mismo Eduardo Matos Moctezuma.