39) A brief biography is: Ibrahim Amin Ghali, Vivant Denon ou La conquete du bonheur (Cairo: IFAO, 1986); more recent is Philippe Sollers, Le Cavalier du Louvre (Paris: Plon.
40) Jean-Claude Vatin, introduction, Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte, pendant les campagnes de General Bonaparte, by Vivant Denon (Cairo: IFAO, 1989 [reprint]), 12.
See Kleber en Egypte 1798-1800, etude historique, presentation et notes par Henri Laurens, II (Correspondance et papiers personnels de Kleber) [Cairo: IFAO, 1988], 510-11.
Didot l'aine, 1802: London: Samuel, 1802), two volumes, reprinted, with an introduction by Jean-Claude Vatin (Cairo: IFAO, 1989).
The author and the IFAO
are to be warmly congratulated for bringing further Theban tombs, particularly of such unusual style and dating, to publication, and at a very reasonable price (other publishers, please note
The bulk of the ostraca and other finds from the IFAO Myos Hormos road project are early Roman, from the first and especially second centuries A.
Scholars interested in the subject eagerly anticipate future publications on various facets of the fieldwork undertaken by the IFAO along this important ancient trans-desert thoroughfare.
For these reasons, we must be grateful to the editors, as well as the IFAO
and the AIDEA, for providing such a fruitful forum for discussion.