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The Resource The writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone, Edward Dolnick

The writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone, Edward Dolnick

Label
The writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone
Title
The writing of the gods
Title remainder
the race to decode the Rosetta Stone
Statement of responsibility
Edward Dolnick
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edward Dolnick chronicles the story of two rival geniuses in an all-out race to decode the Rosetta Stone, and their twenty-year-long battle to solve the mystery of ancient Egypt's hieroglyphs
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1952-
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Dolnick, Edward
Dewey number
  • 493/.111
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PJ1531.R5
LC item number
.D64 2021ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Fajer Al-Kaisi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Al-Kaisi, Fajer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptian language
  • Young, Thomas
  • Champollion, Jean-François
  • HISTORY / Ancient / Egypt
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone, Edward Dolnick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes bonus PDF
  • Compact discs
Accompanying material
1 computer disc (PDF ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1280450582
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781797133003
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • 30ep7g
  • 10ep7g
System control number
(OCoLC)1280450582
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The writing of the gods : the race to decode the Rosetta Stone, Edward Dolnick
Publication
Note
  • Includes bonus PDF
  • Compact discs
Accompanying material
1 computer disc (PDF ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1280450582
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781797133003
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • 30ep7g
  • 10ep7g
System control number
(OCoLC)1280450582
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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