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Mansourasaurus shahinae the Rosetta Stone of the Dinosauria

Mansourasaurus shahinae the Rosetta Stone of the Dinosauria The Rosetta Stone, with its three different languages carved into the rock, provided the breakthrough for archaeologists, enabling them to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphic writing.  A new dinosaur discovery, which just like the Rosetta Stone heralds from Egypt, is helping palaeontologists to decipher the relationship between Late C
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The Rosetta Stone

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The Rosetta Stone. The stone contains identical text in three languages, hieroglyphs, Demotic, and ancient Greek, and was deciphered by French linguist Jean-Francois Champollion.

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