Author:Jean-François Champollion

Jean-François Champollion

French classical scholar, philologist and orientalist and decipherer of the Egyptian hieroglyphs. Sometimes also called Champollion le jeune to differentiate him from his older brother Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac

Jean-François Champollion


  • L'Egypte sous les Pharaons (1814)
  • Panthéon égyptien (1823)
  • Précis du Système hiéroglyphique des anciens Égyptiens (1824)
  • Lettres à M. le Duc de Blacas d'Aulps (1826)
  • Catalogue des monuments égyptiens du musée du Vatican (1826)
  • Notice descriptive des monumens égyptiens du Musée Charles X (1827)
  • Lettres écrites d'Égypte et de Nubie (1828-1829)
Posthumous works
  • Monuments de l' Egypte et de la Nubie d'apres les dessins exécutés sur les lieux (1835-1845)
  • Monuments de l' Egypte et de la Nubie, notices descriptives (1844-1874)
  • Grammaire égyptienne (1836-1841)
  • Dictionnaire égyptien en écriture hieroglyphique (1841-1844)

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