Selim Hassan

Selim Hassan Selim Hassan (; born on 15 April 1886 – 1961) was an Egyptian Egyptologist. He wrote the 16-volume ''Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt'' in Arabic and supervised the excavation of many ancient Egyptian tombs under the auspices of Cairo University. He studied under Kamal at the Higher Teachers College in Cairo and began teaching in 1921. He later studied in Paris at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. He was the first native Egyptian to be appointed Professor of Egyptology at the University of Cairo, a post he held from 1936 to 1939. He was then made Deputy-Director of the Antiquities Service. He received a PhD from Vienna in 1935. Provided by Wikipedia
by Hassan, Selim, 1887-1961.
Published 1949
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