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Auguste Mariette (1821–1881)

Mariette, Auguste Édouard (mä-ryet’). A distinguished French Egyptologist; born at Boulogne, Feb. 11, 1821; died at Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 18, 1881. He was the principal promoter of the Egyptian museum at Boulak (afterwards at Gizeh), the French School of Egyptology, and the Egyptian Institute; and was inspector-general and guardian of the Egyptian national monuments. He wrote: ‘Karnak’ (1875); ‘Denderah’ (4 vols., 1869–80); ‘Monuments of Upper Egypt’ (Boston, 1890); etc.