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Mariette, (François-)Auguste(-Ferdinand) [Mariette Pasha]locked

(b Boulogne, Feb 11, 1821; d Cairo, Jan 19, 1881).
  • Anne Puetz

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French Egyptologist. His interest in Egypt may date from 1837, when a hieroglyphic inscription in the Musée Municipal in Boulogne aroused his curiosity and he began to learn to read hieroglyphics, using the grammar and dictionary compiled by Jean-François Champollion (1790–1832), who in ...

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