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Cracking the Egyptian code: the revolutionary life of Jean-Francois Champollion

Andrew Robinson presents on his new biography of who is widely considered to be the founder of Egyptology

Andrew Robinson, author and former literary editor of "The Times Higher Education Supplement," discusses his new book, the first biography in English on Champollion, the decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs and the scholar widely considered to be the founder of Egyptology.


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Date and Time:

27 April 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour



British Museum
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