Georges Foucart Collection
- 1925-1947 (Creation)
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Name of creator
French Egyptologist. Born, Versailles 1865. Died, Zamalek 1943. Trained by his father Paul F., a Classicist and Director of the French School in Athens. Then studied at the École des Hautes Études. Appointed Inspector of Antiquities of Lower Egypt, 1892-4. Professor of Ancient History, University of Bordeaux, 1897. Professor of History of Religions, Aix-en-Provence, 1903. D.Ph., 1910. Director of IFAO, 1915-28. Published many important articles on the history of religion.
Formerly in the possession of his daughter, Mme. Farida Galassi.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by Dr R. J. Demarée, in 2008.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Visitor's book of the G. Foucart family, Cairo, for 1925 to 1948.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
This is the original.
Existence and location of copies
Photocopy in the possession of Dr. R. J. Demarée, in 2008.
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Name access points
- Foucart, Georges (Creator)