Edward Craig Morris

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Dr. Edward Craig Morris (October 7, 1939–June 14, 2006) was an American archaeologist who was best known for his Inca expeditions and creating a modern understanding of the Inca civilization. [1] [2] Morris was dean of science and chair of Department of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History,[1][2] a member of the National Academy of Sciences,[1][2] a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[1][2] The New York Times called Morris "a towering figure in Inca expeditions" and said that he "helped transform modern knowledge of the Inca civilization".[1] The National Academy of Sciences said that his studies became classics of the field.[2]

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