Černý MSS 13.41-42
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French Egyptologist; he was born in Villeurbanne, 2 April 1219; he studied Egyptology at Lyons under Alliot; he was a pensionnaire at the Institut francais in Cairo, 1945-9 and took part in excavations at Karnak; he then stayed in Egypt; he was appointed UNESCO representative for Nubian affairs and coordinator for the archaeological work in Egyptian Nubia, 1960-7 and so played a major role in the Nubian rescue campaign; his principal publications were Karnak Nord III (1945-1949), with C. Robichon, 1951; Temple d'Amon a Karnak. Les divinites des colonnes de la grand salle hyposyle et leurs epithetes, 1955; Abou-Simbel et l'e'popie de sa decouverte, 1965; and Campagne internationale de l'UNESCO pour la sauvegarde des sites et monuments de Nubie, 1977; he died at Malesherbes, 7 May 1996
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Two notebooks of L.-A. Christophe , Les équipes de Deir el Médineh:
- Notebook I: Ramesses III - An XXIV - An XXXI.
- Notebook II: Ramesses IV - An I - III.