In 1798 French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt. The military venture proved a complete failure in every way except one: the discovery of the Rosetta stone. Now considered one of archaeology’s greatest finds, this block of granite, bearing an inscription in three languages, ultimately provided the key to interpreting the ancient Egyptian system of writing known as hieroglyphics.
Watch the program now to discover how the code was cracked by a brilliant young linguist, and how the Egyptian records correlate with those of the Bible. There are vital lessons for us today!