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Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs

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In 1802, Jean-Francois Champollion was eleven years old. That year, he vowed to be the first person to read Egypt's ancient hieroglyphs. Champollion's dream was to sail up the Nile in Egypt and uncover the secrets of the past, and he dedicated the next twenty years to the challenge. James Rumford introduces the remarkable man who deciphered the ancient Egyptian script and fulfilled a lifelong dream in the process. Stunning watercolors bring Champollion's adventure to life in a story that challenges the mind and touches the ...

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Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2003, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618333455

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Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2003, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780613608350

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Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2000, Harcourt Brace and Company, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395979341

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