Schiaparelli, Ernesto

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Ernesto Schiaparelli
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Name
Schiaparelli, Ernesto Gender: M
born on 12 July 1856 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Occhieppo Inferiore, Italy, 45n33, 8e01
Timezone LMT m8e01 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°08' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 13°09 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 22°48'



Biography

Italian Egyptologist,

Schiaparelli found Queen Nefertari's tomb in Deir el-Medina in theValley of the Queens (1904) and excavated the TT8 tomb of the royal architect Kha (1906), found intact and displayed in toto in Turin. He was appointed director of the Egyptian Museum in Florence, where he professionally reorganized the collection in new quarters in 1880, then at the peak of his career was made director of the Museo Egizio di Torino, which became with him and his many seasons of excavating, the second biggest Egyptian museum in the world. He was the author of famous scholarly works and a Senator of the Kingdom of Italy. At the same time, he was deeply involved, from his first stay with Franciscan missionaries at Luxor in 1884, with relieving the poverty he saw among the missionaries of Upper Egypt, for whom he founded the Association to Succour Italian Missionaries (ANSMI), which expanded its work to care for Italian emigrants throughout the Near East.

Between 1903 and 1920 Schiaparelli undertook twelve archaeological campaigns, opening sites in Heliopolis, the cemeteries of Giza, Hermopolis, Assiut, Qau el-Kebir, Gebelein and Aswan (the tomb of Harkhuf).

He died 14 February 1928.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Taeger quotes "Linguaggio Astrale" nr 104, quoting B.C.

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (archaelogist)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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