Pieter Adriaan Aart Boeser (1858-1935)

Pieter Adriaan BoeserDutch Egyptologist
After his studies in Leiden, Berlin and Leipzig, Boeser became the first university lecturer in Egyptology in the Netherlands (1910-1928). At the same time, he was Curator and later Vice-Director of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities (1892-1925). Boeser was mainly a philologist but is also known for his general catalogue of the Leiden Egyptian collection (1907) and for the Beschreibung, twelve volumes of photographic plates and descriptions of the highlights of the collection.