Friday, June 26, 2009

Two Hundred Years of the Déscription de l'Egypte

Originally published June 25 - July 1, 2009 | Al-Ahram Weekly Online | by David Tresilian

This articles speaks of a new exhibit at l'église du Dôme at Les Invalides in Paris that's dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the publication of Déscription de l'Egypte, which contains plates from the work and memorabilia and images of the French scientists involved.

The author gives a brief summary of Napoleon, his endeavors in Egypt, and some information on complimentary exhibits at Les Invalides.

Provided also is exhibit information.

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