Auguste Mariette
Date of Birth  :
February 11, 1821
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Archaeology and Egyptology
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  • Auguste Mariette, one of the best identified early explorers of Egypt, but sometime of dubious fame in light of some of his methods, was ordered to precede the prince's visit and dig for antiquities.
  • He was then to rebury his finds along the path of the prince's proposed journey.
  • He was placed in charge of Egyptian antiquities by Said Pasha on June 1st, 1958.
source: Auguste Mariette

Bibliography  :
The Monuments Of Upper Egypt: A Translation Of The Itineraire De La Haute Egypte , The Monuments of Upper Egypt, a Translation of the "Itinéraire De La Haute Égypte", of Auguste Mariette-Bey , Les mastabas de l'ancien empire: Fragment du dernier ouvrage de Auguste Edouard Mariette (French Edition).