Zbyněk Žába

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Zbyněk Žába (June 19, 1917  – August 15, 1971)[1] was a Czechoslovakian Egyptologist. In 1945 he commenced his studies on the subject and in 1949 he became an assistant to František Lexa.[2] In 1954 Žába was named an associate professor of Egyptology, and in 1960 he was chosen to be the director of the Czechoslovak Institute of Egyptology, an institution founded in 1958 and originally led by Lexa.[2]

Works[edit]

  • L'orientation astronomique dans l'ancienne Egypte, et la précession de l'axe du monde. Prague: Académie tchécoslovaque des Sciences. 1953. 
  • Papyrus vezíra Ptaḥ hotepa. Ze staré egypštiny přel. Prague: Lyra Pragensis, t. Stráž, Vimperk. 1971. 
  • The rock inscriptions of lower Nubia. Prague: Charles University. 1974. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Čeští a slovenští orientalisté". Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Unearthing Ancient Egypt" (PDF). Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University. Retrieved 2009-02-24.