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Fig.1: Portrait of Jules-Cesar Sauvigny (Andre Dutertre, ca. 1798-9).Among the scientists who travelled to Egypt with the French expedition was the zoologist Jules-Cesar Sauvigny, who together with his colleague, Etiene Geoffroy Saint-hilaire, described the animal species found along the Nile. With the help of several large crates of specimens bought back to Paris, they prepared large, detailed drawings of thousands of specimens for publication in the Description de l'Egypte.
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