JAKOB KRALL (1857-1905)

An Austrian and Coptologist. He was educated in Trieste, Athens, and the University of Vienna (1879-1880). He then studied Egyptology at the and at the . He was appointed extraordinary professor at Vienna University (1890), ordinary professor (1897), and full professor (1899). He was a corresponding member of the Vienna Academy from 1890. He made many important contributions to Egyptology and to Coptic studies.


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  • Erman, A. “Joseph Krall.” Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 42 (1905):86.
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