Based on the sequence of events in The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone

Based on the sequence of events in The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, what is the first effect of Cairo falling to the Turkish army in the spring of 1801?

a.Both the British and Turkish demand the Rosetta Stone.
b.The British order the French to hand over their treasures.

c.Both the French army and scholars retreat to Alexandria.
d.The French scholars hand the Rosetta Stone to the Turks.

Answer is C.  Both the French army and scholars retreat to Alexandria. Because the French soldiers are tearing down a ruined wall in a fort, they discover the Rosetta Stone.


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