A person who converts text or code into normal language: the world’s leading expert on, and decipherer of, runes a decipherer of Old Norse
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- Auguste Mariette was the cousin of artist and explorer Nestor L'Hote, who had accompanied Jean-Francois Champollion - the decipherer of the Rosetta stone - on various explorations and adventures.
- 'You don't need to be a great decipherer to crack the code of Michelle's brand allegiances,' says Young.
- The Antiquities Minister has now made demands to the French government to remove the 1875 Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi statue of Champollian, decipherer of Hieroglyphics, from the College de France.