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Karl Richard Lepsius
  Karl Richard Lepsius
Date of Birth  : 23 December 1810 (1810-12
Place of Birth  : Naumburg an der Saale, Saxony
Country  : Germany
Field of Expertise  : Egyptology
Educational background  :

Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate of Greek and Roman archaeology at the Universities of Leipzig, Gottingen and Berlin respectively

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Lepsius expanded the explanation of the use of the alphabetic signs in hieroglyphics writing.
  • Explored and recorded the ancient Egyptian Civilization
  • His mission involved the first scientific studies of the Pyramids of Giza, Abusir, Saqqara, Dahshur.
  • All his expedition led him to publish the book Denkmäler aus Aegypten und Aethiopien (which meant "Monuments from Egypt and Ethiopia"
source:Karl Richard Lepsius

Bibliography  :

Briefe aus Aegypten, Aethiopien und der Halbinsel des Sinai: Geschrieben in den Jahren 1842-1845 während der auf Befehl Sr. Majestät des Königs Friedrich ... von Richard Lepsius (German Edition),Die Längenmasse der Alten (German Edition), Das ursprüngliche Zendalphabet. Aus den Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1862 .

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