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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2006,U.3235

  • Description

    A section of the Rosetta stone, with the missing corner of the Greek text completed according to the suggestions of the classical scholar Porson; a plate for the Society of Antiquaries. 1810
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1810
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 252 millimetres
    • Width: 415 millimetres
    • Height: 115 millimetres (plaques, image)
    • Width: 67 millimetres (plaques, image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with a Ltain explanation of the subject at the top; and below with 'Jas Basire sculpt.'. With publication line 'Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London, 23d April 1810'
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2006,U.3235

A section of the Rosetta stone, with the missing corner of the Greek text completed according to the suggestions of the classical scholar Porson; a plate for the Society of Antiquaries. 1810<br/>Engraving

Recto

A section of the Rosetta stone, with the missing corner of the Greek text completed according to the suggestions of the classical scholar Porson; a plate for the Society of Antiquaries. 1810
Engraving

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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