In 1822 Jean-François Champollion translated ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs for the first time. What made this possible?

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The Rosetta Stone is a stele found in 1799 in the Egyptian sea port of Rashid (Rosetta). The discovery was made during Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. The stele is inscribed with the same text in three languages: archaic Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic script, and Ancient Greek. Comparison of these three samples helped unlock hieroglyphic writing.
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