CARL KAUFMANN (1872-1951)

A German priest and archaeologist. His discovery and excavation of (1905-1907) places him among the founders of Christian in Egypt. He also explored in the and in Middle Egypt.

His writings include several publications on Christian archaeology and on excavations and findings at Abu Mina, as well as various literary works. His autobiography is Allah ist gross (Freiburg, 1950).


  • Baumstark, A. Karl Maria Kaufmann. Skizze eines deutschen Gelehrtenlebens. Leipzig, 1937.

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