Auguste Mariette

Egyptologist, Organization founder

1821 – 1881

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Who was Auguste Mariette?

Fran├žois Auguste Ferdinand Mariette was a French scholar, archaeologist and Egyptologist, the designer of the rebuilt Egyptian Museum under Maximilian of Austria's orders when the latter had gained control of the artifacts collected to that point.

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Born
Feb 11, 1821
Boulogne-sur-Mer
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Employment
  • The Louvre
Died
Jan 19, 1881
Cairo

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on July 23, 2013

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