Brunton, Guy

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Brunton, Guy

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British Egyptologist. Born, Beckenham 1878. Died, White River, Transvaal 1948. Studied Egyptology under Petrie and Margaret Murray. Between 1912-14 he excavated with Petrie at Lahun, and after war service again in 1919-21. He then excavated at Qau, Badari, and Deir Tasa before taking up a post in the Cairo Museum in 1931. He was assisted in his work by his wife, Winifred, an artist. After his retirement he returned to South Africa, where he died without having completed his work on button seals.


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  • <i>Who Was Who in Egyptology</i> (4th ed. 2012), 87-8.

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