Lepsius, Karl Richard

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Basic data

  1. December 23, 1810 in Naumburg
  2. July 10, 1884 in Berlin
  3. Bibliothekar, Ägyptologe, Astronom, Philologe
  4. Paris, Rom, Berlin

Iconography

(Source: Wikimedia)
(Source: Wikimedia)
Notebook of Karl Richard Lepsius for the Prussian Expedition in Egypt, 1842–1845. Neues Museum, Berlin (Source: Wikimedia)
Guest book of Karl Richard Lepsius set up in his days in Western Thebes in 1844. Neues Museum, Berlin (Source: Wikimedia)
Members of the Prussian expedition to Egypt celebrate Frederick William IV's birthday on the summit of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Source: Wikimedia)
Plates of El-Lahun and Tura from Denkmäler aus Aegypten und Aethiopien (Source: Wikimedia)
Richard Lepsius (Gottlieb Biermann [de], circa 1885) (Source: Wikimedia)

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Von 1873 bis zu seinem Tod war er Oberbibliothekar und Direktor der Kgl. Bibliothek in Berlin.

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