Plaster Cast of Rosetta Stone


Thumbnail of Plaster Cast of Rosetta Stone (1911.01.0001)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of Rosetta Stone   (1911.01.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Declaratory Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ptolemaic, 305 – 30 BCE
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 98.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 76.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.0 cm
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plaster
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray to Black (N2.5/) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of the Department of the Classics, UIUC
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information Original basalt slab in British Museum, London

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