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Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1797–1875)

Wilkinson, Sir John Gardner. An English Egyptologist; born at Haxendale, Oct. 5, 1797; died at Llandover, Wales, Oct. 29, 1875. His principal work is ‘Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians’ (two series, 6 vols., 1837–41), still valuable, and reissued in 1879. Others are; ‘Materia Hieroglyphica’ (1828); ‘The Topography of Thebes, and General View of Egypt’ (1835); ‘Modern Egypt and Thebes’ (2 vols., 1843), republished as ‘Murray’s Handbook for Travelers in Egypt’ (1847); ‘Dalmatia and Montenegro’ (2 vols., 1848); ‘The Architecture of Ancient Egypt’ (1850); ‘The Fragments of the Hieratic Papyrus at Turin’ (1851); and ‘The Egyptians in the Time of the Pharaohs’ (1857).