LEPSIUS, KARL RICHARD (1810-1884), German Egyptologist. He was born at Naumburg an der Saale and educated at the universities of Leipzig, Göttingen, and Berlin, where he continued his studies of archaeology and Egyptology. His efforts in the field of Coptology were very limited and confined to a few minor works, listed in A Coptic Bibliography (Kammerer, 1950, 1969). He died in Berlin.
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