karl richard lepsius

Lepsius

[lep-see-oos]
noun
Karl Richard [kahrl rikh-ahrt] , 1810–84, German philologist and Egyptologist.
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German Egyptologist and a founder of modern, scientific archaeology who did much to catalog Egyptian archaeological remains and to establish a chronology for Egyptian history.

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