Ludwig Borchardt
Date of Birth  :
5 October 1863
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Borchardt initially learned Architecture and later Egyptology.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • A German Egyptologist and architect, Borchardt became popular for his excavations in Abusir, Abu Ghurab and Amarna (where he discovered the famed bust of Nefertiti).
  • His most important focus was Ancient Egyptian architecture.
  • He made an exceptional involvement to the understanding of the architecture of the pyramid complex.
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Bibliography  :
Excavations at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, in the 1913-1914, Die Aegyptische Pflanzensaule: Ein Kapitel Zur Geschichte Des Pflanzenornaments (1897) (German Edition), Das Grabdenkmal des Konigs Sahu-re (Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft in Abusir 1902-1908) (German Edition) .