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Harry Burton

 (1879 - 1940)
Harry Burton was active/lived in Egypt, England.  Harry Burton is known for archaeological tomb photographer.

Biography   Harry Burton


Harry Burton (1879-1940): The Pharaoh's Photographer

Established in 1906, the Metropolitan Museum's Egyptian Expedition conducted excavations at several sites, including western Thebes, opposite the modern city of Luxor. One of the richest archaeological sites in the world, the Theban necropolis contains hundreds of decorated tombs, and the expedition's graphic section was created to record them, first in facsimile paintings and eventually in photographs.

One of the richest archaeological sites in the world, the Theban necropolis contains hundreds of decorated tombs, and the expedition's graphic section was created to record them, first in facsimile paintings and eventually in photographs.

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