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 Gaston Maspero

Gaston Maspero

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 30 Jun 1916 (aged 70)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 3.
Memorial ID 7290 · View Source
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Egyptologist. Born in Paris, France, he was an archaeologist, director of the French Egyptian Museum and edited the first fifty volumes catalogues of the Egyptian collection there. In 1880, he made his first trip to Egypt as the head of the French archaeological expedition which resulted in the discovery of a cache of royal mummies at Deir el-Bahri.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7290
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gaston Maspero (23 Jun 1846–30 Jun 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7290, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .