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The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology, written by Kathleen L. Sheppard

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Kathleen L. Sheppard, The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, and Plymouth: Lexington Books 2013. xxiii + 265 pp. ISBN 978-0-7391-7417-3.

Dr. Margaret Murray (1863–1963) was a pioneering and important figure in the history of archaeology. Born to a British colonial family in Bengal, in 1894 she began her studies at University College London’s (UCL) newly founded Egyptology department, where her talents allowed her to become a favoured student of department head Flinders Petrie. In 1898 she was appointed junior lecturer, and proceeded to remain a member

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