- c. 1954-2018 (Creation)
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British archaeologist. Born, Croydon 1929. Died, 2018. BA in History and Archaeology, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1954. MA in Egyptology, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1957. Post-graduate research, Department of Egyptology, University of London. Participated in Egypt Exploration Society excavations directed by W. B. Emery at Saqqara, 1954-55, and Buhen, Sudan, 1959-60. From 1960, Lecturer in Egyptology, archaeology and hieroglyphs at Birkbeck College, continuing as an examiner from 1995. Publications include articles on the main kingship festival, 1965. Co-editor, Who Was Who in Egyptology, 1972–1995. Monographs on temple sites, recreating the Hawara pyramid complex at Hawara, and the royal city Per-Ramses, 1984.
The estate of Eric Uphill.
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Donated by the executors of the estate of Eric Uphill in 2022.
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Complete working papers, including notebooks, notes, card indexes, slides, photographs, correspondence and teaching notes.
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Kept as received.
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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.
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These are originals.