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Talk: 'Cracking the Egyptian Code' at the Royal Institution

Monday, 24 June – 7:00pm The Theatre, The Royal Institution of Great Britain 21 Albemarle Street London W1S 4BS

Book Event £16

Author Andrew Robinson discusses his new book Cracking the Egyptian Code at the Royal Institution. Curator Irving Finkle joins him as they work together to explain how ancient languages are decoded and why it is so important.

Explore the world of ancient languages through cuneiform inscriptions on tablets from Mesopotamia with Irving Finkle. Then, Andrew Robinson will lead you through the journey of Jean-François Champollion as he works tirelessly to decode Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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