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(Henri) Edouard Naville studied Egyptology in Switzerland, Germany, Paris and London before heading to Egypt. He copied the Horus text and was Lepsius' literary executor. He also worked on The Book of the Dead and the solar texts. Naville aided Schiparelli in the publication of the Tomb of Seti I. Naville excavated 10 delta-area sites including Tell el-Maskhuta, Wadi Tumilat, Bubastis, Tell el-Yahudiya, Saft el-Hinna, Ahnas and Mendes. Naville traveled to Upper Egypt to work with Howard Carter and Somers Clarke on their excavation projects. Excavated the temples at Deir el Bahari.

Birth Date

1844-06-14

Birthplace

Switzerland

Death Date

1926-10-17

Occupation

Egyptologist and Biblical Scholar

Bibliography

The XIth dynasty temple at Deir el-Bahari, 1907-1913
The temple of Deir el Bahari, 1894-1908
The shrine of Saft el Henneh and the Land of Goshen, 1885
The cemeteries of Abydos, 1913-1914
Bubastis, 1887-1889
The Mound of the Jew and the city Onias, Belbeis, Samanood, Abusir, Tukh el Karmus, 1887
The store-city of Pithom and the route of the Exodus, 1903
Ahnas el Medineh (Heracleopolis Magna) with chapter on Mendes, the nome of Thoth and Leontopolis, 1894
The festival-hall of Osorkon II, in the great temple of Bubastis, 1887-1889
"Who Was Who in Egyptology," Dawson and Uphill, accessed January 28th 2015

Notable Family Members

Marguerite Naville, wife

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Abbreviated Biography

Swiss egyptologist who famously excavated the temples at Deir el Bahari, funded by the EES.

Citation

Citation

“Naville, Henri Edouard,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed November 13, 2019, http://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/18.

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