Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Caylus, Anne Claude Philippe de Tubieres, Comte de, archaeologist, was born in 1692 at Paris. After some military service in the Spanish succession war, and extensive travelling, he returned to Paris in 1717. Henceforth he devoted his attention to the study of antiquities, and became an accomplished engraver. His chief work is his Recueil d'Antiquites Egyptiennes, Etrusques, Grecques, Romaines, et Gauloises. He died in 1765 in Paris.