Jed Z. Buchwald

Jed Z. Buchwald

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    Jean-François Champollion (1831) A long afternoon: Opposition, enmity, and Egyptian hieroglyphs Jed Z. Buchwald and Josefowicz, Diane Greco In the summer of 1828, the natural scientist and physician Thomas Young spent an afternoon with Jean-François Champollion, the scholar who, six years earlier, had announced a system for reading Egyptian hieroglyphs, considerably complicating Young’s ... Read More