A german . He became professor at Göttingen in 1868 and director of the School of Egyptology in Cairo in 1870, working in all fields of Egyptology as well as in . He founded the journal und Altertumskunde in 1863. In 1881 he was given the title pasha by the ruling khedive because of his contributions to Egyptology.


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