Entry updated 29 September 2020. Tagged: Author.
(? -1862) German Egyptologist and author, known for his work on the Rosetta Stone; of sf interest is Drei Tage in Memphis [for full title and transcription see Checklist] (1856; trans anon as Three Days in Memphis; Or, Sketches of the Public and Private Life of the Old Egyptians 1858), an educational tale whose protagonists are conveyed to ancient Memphis by Time Travel. [JC]
Maximilian Adolph Uhlemann
works (highly selected)
- Drei Tage in Memphis: Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss des Volksund Familienlebens der alten Aegypter ["Three Days in Memphis; A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Population and Family Life of the Ancient Egyptians"] (Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1856) [binding unknown/]
- Three Days in Memphis; Or, Sketches of the Public and Private Life of the Old Egyptians (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J B Lippincott Company, 1858) [trans anon of the above: hb/]
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