John Gardner Wilkinson
Date of Birth  :
October 5, 1797 October
Place of Birth  :
Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Egyptology
Educational background  :
  • Wilkinson studied school at Harrow and at Exeter College, Oxford.
  • However, he left Oxford in 1818 before earning a degree and joined the army.
  • He studied Egyptology.
    Acheivements / Contributions  :

    • Wilkinson, who first went to Egypt in 1822. He his occasionally referred to as the Father of British Egyptology.
    • John Gardner Wilkinson visited to Egypt in 1842, contributing an article entitled "Survey of the Valley of the Natron Lakes" to the Journal of the Geographical Society in 1843.
    • In 1843 he witnessed his publication of a revised and enlarged edition of his Topography, entitled Moslem Egypt and Thebes.
    • John Gardner Wilkinson visited to Egypt in 1842, contributing an article entitled "Survey of the Valley of the Natron Lakes" to the Journal of the Geographical Society in 1843.

    • In 1843 he witnessed his publication of a revised and enlarged edition of his Topography, entitled Moslem Egypt and Thebes.

    Bibliography  :
    Dalmatia and Montenegro. With a Journey to Mostar in Herzegovina and Remarks on the Slavonic Nations; the History of Dalmatia and Ragusa; the Uscocs: Volume 2 ,Dalmatia and Montenegro. With a Journey to Mostar in Herzegovina and Remarks on the Slavonic Nations; the History of Dalmatia and Ragusa; the Uscocs: Volume 1 ,A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, Including Their Religion, Agriculture, &c: Volume 2 .