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James Henry Breasted
b. August 27, 1865 – d. December 2, 1935 • Archaeologist • Historian
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Breasted, James Henry
Breasted, James Henry(1865–1935), U.S. Egyptologist and historian. Born in Rockford, Ill., James Henry Breasted studied at Yale and Berlin before joining the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1894. In 1919 he founded the Oriental Institute in Chicago. He translated and published Ancient Records
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Breasted, James Henry
Breasted, James Henry (1865–1935)American archaeologistBorn in Rockford, Illinois, Breasted studied at Chicago Theological Seminary, Yale University, and received his Ph.D. at the University of Berlin (Germany). Appointed professor of Egyptology and Oriental history at the University of Chicago in