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  1. Mar 2023
    1. Jean François Champollion's "Lettre à M. Dacier ... relative à l'alphabet des hiéroglyphes ..." (1822) is therefore rightly celebrated as the "birth certificate" of Egyptology, in which the decisive breakthrough in the decipherment of hieroglyphic writing was achieved.
    1. Allavailable earlier copies and parallel texts havebeen diligently consulted and compared with thepresent versions and the authors have also availedthemselves of the invaluable material contained inthe Zettelkasten of the Berlin Wirterbuch der

      ägyptischen Sprache.

      This is the first use of the word Zettelkasten in an English (non-German) context in JSTOR that I've been able to find.

      Still likely not the first appearance, but reasonably early...