Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology

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The Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology is a university professorial chair held at University College London.

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The Chair was founded on the death of Amelia Edwards of the Egyptian Exploration Fund in 1892, who bequeathing her collection of Egyptian antiquities to University College London, together with a sum of £2,500 to found an Edwards Chair of Egyptology. Her protégé, William Matthew Flinders Petrie, was the first to take the chair.

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