Reference numberAP/5/13
TitleUnpublished paper, on Egyptian monuments by the Duc de Chaulnes [Louis Joseph d'Albert d'Ailly]
Date21 February 1783
DescriptionThe Duke's essay discusses Egyptian monuments and hieroglyphs, focusing on a monument found near Saccora [Saqqara, Egypt] dedicated to animals.

Subject: Anthropology

Written in Paris and addressed to Docteur Bancks [Joseph Banks]. Read to the Royal Society on 2 March 1783.

The Duke of Chaulnes did publish this as a pamphlet in 1777: Le Duc de Chaulnes. 'Mémoire sur la véritable entrée du monument égyptien'. Clousier, Paris, 1777.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialLe Duc de Chaulnes. 'Mémoire sur la véritable entrée du monument égyptien'. Clousier, Paris, 1777.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8045Picquigny; Marie Joseph Louis d'Albert d'Ailly (1741 - 1793)1741 - 1793
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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