Egypt Exploration Society (Biographical details)

Egypt Exploration Society (institution/organisation; British; 1882; founded in)

Also known as

Egypt Exploration Society

Biography

The Egypt Exploration Society was founded as the Egypt Exploration Fund by Amelia Edwards in 1882, for the purpose of exploring, surveying, and excavating ancient sites in Egypt and Sudan, and to publish the results of this work. Today it is one of the leading such archaeological organisations.