Mariette taught French

Mariette taught French and drawing in Stratford, England, between 1839 and 1840, served as a designer at Coventry in 1841, professor in the College of Boulogne in 1841, is passionate about Egyptology, visiting the Egyptian Gallery of the Museum of Boulogne and categorizing Notes Nestor L’Hote collected on his trip to the Tuscan-French mission on the land of the Pharaohs. To describe his passion, said:
Among a mummy in Egypt by the Museum of Boulogne. the art world has many interesting galleries that offer a great experience to the public, for example, ‘s galleries, managed by an extremely successful art dealer and trader Egyptian Duck is a dangerous animal: a peck and you’re poison inocula Egyptologist for a lifetime.
Learn Coptic language and hieroglyphic writing, and abandoning the faculty, became employed in the Louvre (ex Charles X), accepting a thankless and poorly paid work. Observed galleries by Emmanuel de Rouge exhibition and Lenormant Charles, was sent art to Egypt in 1850, funded by the Louvre, to acquire Coptic manuscripts.
The purpose is not making and antiquities using the funds for excavation in Saqqara, having admired the plain from the defenses of Cairo, having before their eyes the spectacle of the pyramids, the Nile, on the Plain of Saqqara.
Were there, almost within reach of my hand, a world of graves, steles, inscriptions, statues
What more could ask ‘
Crossing the plateau of Saqqara note, rising from the sand, the head of a sphinx, then think in the description by Strabo, in an alley (Dr me) with over one hundred and forty sphinxes leading Serapeum andalusia (the site had been previously visited and drawn by Richard Pocock c. 1738).
The Greek traveler said that he was in Memphis:
… a temple of Serapis in a place so desert winds there were piles of sand under which they were buried sphinxes, one half, until the other head …
The result was immediate, artifacts was unearthed some sphinxes, as well as a beautiful statue of bill: the Type (the 1 November 1850), a leading Egyptian statues in the department of the Louvre. Discovered and excavated from 1851 until 1854, the Serapeum of Memphis, also dated in many mastabas Old.
In 1857 once again returned to Egypt and met Ferdinand de Lesseps, the latter appreciates the interest of Mariette regarding the fate of old age . This was presented by Said Pacha.
We must ensure CAREFULLY monuments In five years, Egypt still be able to demonstrate to scholars who visit these as we see today ‘
Dig in Dra Abu el-Naga (Thebes) and found the sarcophagus intact works of art Ahmose, who reigned until 1567 a. C. the art circuit has been greatly improved by the artifacts and antiquities brought by among the many pieces of tremendous historical value and ended the dynasty of kings invaders Hicsos with making AVARISA.
Mariette was appointed director of old age jedive by Abbas in 1858. Founded and directed the Museum of Boulaq, preceding the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Since June 1858, on the banks of the Nile opposite Luxor, not far from the place where he had buried in the sarcophagus Kamose his team, led by Maunier, he discovered his wife Ahhotep as well as furniture and the sumptuous jewelry that accompanied it.
In the absence of the French Egyptologist, S.A. Egyptian authorities opened the sarcophagus, “stabilized” the mummy and keep the jewelry and found objects that issued via the Nile, bound for Cairo. The Director General of the oldest age intercept the convoy river recoverthe boxes, and appeared before Said Pacha, which reserves a portion for his personal use.
In 1860, he discovered and worked in the temple of Edfu dig that.
At the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867, the jewels are set in Paris Ahhotep and Empress Eugenia had some desire to possess, to the point that asked Ismail Pacha, who talked to the director of the Museum of Boulaq. Mariette opposed the imperial will, which I think exhibits major concerns.
Held in Egypt is awaiting the inauguration of the opera Aida, by Giuseppe Verdi, whose theme might have suggested and which was performed in 1870, during the opening of the Suez Canal, but due to the war in Europe and the defeat of Sedan The date was postponed to next year.
During this time, workers who retired in the wake of some members of the royal family, dating from the Old Empire, discovered the entry of a well, and one entered the gallery, candle in hand, and reappeared livido: just interbreed with the bright eyes of two people who looked fixedly Danino when he went to see what it was, was faced with the statues of Rahotep and Nefret were also incorporated into the museum Boulaq.
Mariette had in 1872, under his direction, 2780 workers working in Egypt, found some 15,000 objects and transfer of many places in Egypt and Nubia. Dig around 300 tombs at Saqqara and Giza.
He was appointed member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Fine Arts in 1878.

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