Louis Felicien Joseph Caignart De Saulcy, a French antiquary, born in Lille, March 19, 1807. He was an officer of artillery, and afterward keeper of the museum of artillery in Paris. In 1836 the French institute awarded him a prize for his Essai de classification des suites monétaires byzantines; and in 1842 he became a resident member of the academy of inscriptions. He studied the Celtiberian, Phoenician, Egyptian, and cuneiform inscriptions; and in 1850 he explored the Dead sea and announced that he had found the ruins of Sodom, and had identified the "tombs of the kings" at Jerusalem as the royal sepulchres of Judah. He has published Voyage autour de la mer Morte et dans les terres bibliques (2 vols. 4to, with maps and drawings, Paris, 1852-'4); Etudes sur la numismatique ju-daïque, and Histoire de l'art judaïque, tirée des textes sacrés et profanes (1858); Les expéditions de César en Grande-Bretagne (1860); Voyage en Terre-Sainte (2 vols., 1865); Les derniers jours de Jérusalem (1866); Histoire d'Hérode, roi des Juifs (1867); Étude chro-nologique des livres d'Esdras et de Néhémie (1868); Sept siecles de l'histoire judaïque de-puis la prise de Jerusalem par Nebuchodo-nosor jusqu' à la prise de Bettir par les Ro-mains (1874); and Numismatique de la Terre-Sainte (1874).