The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

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Biographical Text

Somers Clarke was a British architect who mainly worked on churches throughout the United Kingdom. After he retired,Clarke moved to Egypt and explored El Kab and Hierakonpolis as well as restoring many ancient Egyptian buildings found during archaeological expeditions.

Birth Date

1841-7-22

Birthplace

England

Death Date

1926-8-31

Occupation

Architect and Archaeologist

Bibliography

"Christian Antiquities in the Nile Valley, a Contribution Towards the Study of the Ancient Churches"
"The Temple of Deir ed Bahari"
"The Taj Mahal, Agra"
"Ancient Egyptian Frontier Fortresses"
"El-Kab and the Great Wall"
"El-Kab and its Temples"
"Who Was Who in Egyptology," Dawson and Uphill, accessed January 28th 2015

Notable Family Members

Somers Clarke, father, solicitor

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Abbreviated Biography

Architect and archaeologist who mainly worked at El Kab and Hierakonpolis, restoring many sites in Egypt as well.

Citation

Citation

“Somers Clarke, George,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed October 25, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/16.

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