E A Budge

E A Budge
Dr. E. A. Wallis Budge is known as being one of the most renowned Egyptologists in the world. After discovering the Papyrus of Ani in 1888, he became the Assistant Keeper and eventually the Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at the British Museum. Though his career was controversial, he brought many tablets, manuscripts, and other findings from his multiple trips to Egypt and the Sudan back to the museum and his dozens of books on Egyptology helped bring his findings to a wider audience. In 1920, he was knighted for his service to Egyptology and the British Museum. He died in London in 1934 at the age of seventy-seven.
Foy Scalf studied Egyptology at the University of Chicago, where he wrote a dissertation on Demotic funerary papyri from 1st-2nd century CE Egypt. His published work covers a variety of topics including Egyptian grammar, philology, Demotic texts, magic, and religion. He is a research associate and head of Research Archives at the Oriental Institute. He was Read More chevron_right