Visitors examining the Rosetta Stone in the Egyptian Sculpture gallery

Student resource

Examine the Rosetta Stone

Student resource

Ages 7–11 (KS2)

For children to use with an adult's help. 

Fill in the gaps to discover how the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking hieroglyphs – and explore it in 3D.

  • Read the information below to find out top facts about the Rosetta Stone.
  • Use the arrows to reveal options to fill in the gaps. 
  • When you select the correct word, it will turn green. 
  • This activity works best on desktop and laptop computers. 

Once you have filled in all the gaps, scroll down and explore the Rosetta Stone in 3D. 

Rosetta Stone – fill in the gaps

Explore the Rosetta Stone in 3D

View the Rosetta Stone from every angle: turn it, flip it or zoom in using Sketchfab.

Click or touch the Rosetta Stone below to get started. 

3D Rosetta Stone Sketchfab