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Odyssey; Key to the Land of Silence

06/17/1980


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Series
Odyssey
Program
Key to the Land of Silence
Program Number

111

Series Description

Anthropology and archaeology series of 27 programs over two seasons. Series release date: 1980

Program Description

The Rosetta Stone's hieroglyphics de-coded, unlocking the mysteries of the ancient Egyptian language. In this Egyptian wall painting (1420 B.C.), scribes record the harvest while laborers measure the grain. Much about life in ancient Egypt as recorded in the hieroglyphs had been a mystery until the discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Odyssey; Key to the Land of Silence,” 06/17/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 15, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52B28EC7A6F34371837A7BBE3CA29060.
MLA: “Odyssey; Key to the Land of Silence.” 06/17/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 15, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52B28EC7A6F34371837A7BBE3CA29060>.
APA: Odyssey; Key to the Land of Silence. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_52B28EC7A6F34371837A7BBE3CA29060
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