FRANCESCO ROSSI (1827-1912)
An Italian Egyptologist and Coptologist. He became an assistant in the Egyptian Museum at Turin (1865) and then subdirector (1867), and he helped to compile the museum catalog.
In addition to his contributions to Egyptology, he published numerous studies in Coptic. He died in Turin.
- Dawson, W. R., and E. P. Uphill. Who Was Who in Egyptology, p. 254. London, 1972.
- Kammerer, W., comp. A Coptic Bibliography. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1950; repr. New York, 1969.
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