Victor Clement Georges Philippe Loret
Date of Birth  :
September 1st, 1859.
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Educational background  :
  • He study with Maspero at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and the College de France.
  • He became a associate of the French Archaeological Institute in Cairo in 1881.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • He was a reader at the University of Lyons between 1886 and 1929, where he set up the school of Egyptology.
  • Between 1897 and 1899, he was the Director General of the Egyptian Antiquities Service and excavated in the Valley of the Kings, producing remarkable results.
  • He also excavated at Saqqara.
  • He is also renowned as the founder of the Antiquities Service Journal.
  • He died in Lyons on February 3rd, 1946.

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