Illuminated address written on vellum by Margaret Alexander and presented to Dr Murray to mark her hundredth birthday on 13 July 1963.
Murray Illuminated Address
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 67
- Dates of Creation1963
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Margaret Murray was born in 1863, the youngest daughter of J C Murray, a businessman of Calcutta, and niece of the Reverend John Murray of Lambourn. She first entered University College London as a student in 1894, and in 1899 became a junior lecturer on Egyptology there. She was Assistant Professor of Egyptology at University College London from 1924 to 1935. She was a member of the Folk Lore Society from 1927 and President from 1953 to 1955. During her life she carried out many excavations in different parts of the world and published many books, mainly about Egypt. She died on 13 November 1963.
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