Steindorff, Georg
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German-American Egyptologist, Coptologist and archaeologist. Born Dessau 12. 11. 1861, died North Hollywood (Los Angeles) 28. 8. 1951. 1881–1884 studied Egyptology and Oriental studies at Berlin and Göttingen; 1884 doctorate from Göttingen; 1891 habil. at Univ. of Berlin. 1885–1893 directorial assistant at the Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin; 1890–1893 priv.-doz. in Berlin; 1893–1900 prof. ext. at the Univ. of Leipzig; 1900–1904 honorary prof. ord. there. 1904–1932 prof. ord., 1918–1919…

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Gertzen, Thomas, “Steindorff, Georg”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 19 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00683>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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