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Carl Richard Lepsius

Carl Richard Lepsius. Born 1810 in Naumburg on the river Saale, died 1884. German professor of Egyptology and linguist.

He developed a Standard Alphabet for writing African Languages. It was published 1855 and a revised edition in 1863.

His Nubian Grammar contains a sketch of African peoples and a classification of African languages.

See also: W. H. I. Bleek



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