Winter 1990

Geographic Society Greenwich London 2002 Victoria and Albert Winter 1990 Apartments

Winter 1990


British Museum



Relief's from Babylon


Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone, black basalt slab bearing an inscription that was the key to the deciphering of Egyptian hieroglyphics and thus to the foundation of modern Egyptology. Found by French troops in 1799 near the town of Rashîd (Rosetta) in Lower Egypt, it is now in the British Museum, London. The stone was inscribed in 196 BC with a decree praising the Egyptian king Ptolemy V. Because the inscription appears in three scripts, hieroglyphic, demotic, and Greek, scholars were able to decipher the hieroglyphic and demotic versions by comparing them with the Greek version. The deciphering was chiefly the work of the British physicist Thomas Young and the French Egyptologist Jean François Champollion.


National Gallery


umbrella shop


delivery truck


Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850-1916), British military officer and statesman, known for his conquest of the Sudan and as a symbol of British fighting spirit in the early part of World War I.

Victoria station


West End Theater District



Speaker's Cornerer
(stand on a box and talk about your cause)


St. Paul's Cathedral


memorial to Sir Alexander Fleming at St. Paul's


to Lawrence of Arabia


Wellington Arch


Assembling for the duties at Windsor Castle

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