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Emmanuel Rougé, vicomte de

Rougé, Emmanuel, vicomte de (ĕmänüĕlˈ vēkôNtˈ də rōzhāˈ) [key], 1811–72, French Egyptologist. Rougé was curator of the Egyptian section of the Louvre and professor of Egyptology at the Collège de France. He and Lepsius produced a consistent system for the interpretation of discoveries, and he worked out fundamental principles for studying Egyptian texts. Rougé sought to prove that the Semitic alphabet had an Egyptian origin.

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