September 16, 2012

Nerdy Quote of the Week

I have seen roll in my hand the names of years whose history was totally forgotten; names of gods who have not had altars for fifteen centuries; and I have gathered, while scarcely breathing for fear of reducing them to powder, such little pieces of papyrus, the last and only memory of a king....

Jean-Francois Champollion

I read this in The Keys of Egypt and just had to use it this week!

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