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    Collecting Egyptology and Ancient History
    Published since 23 Feb 2010

    The science of Egyptology commenced in the late 18th century, when Napoleonic troops entered Egypt, fought the Battle of the Embabeh and General Bonaparte, observing the Pyramids, famously stated 'Comrades, forty centuries look down upon us'. Napoleon included savants (learned men) in his Egyptian entourage, who described what they saw. This became the famous Description de la Egypte which spurred an interest in Egyptology in Europe ...

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    Published since 18 Dec 2009

    Online: Jolowicz, Bibliotheca Aegyptiaca, with supplement

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