Lythgoe, Albert Morton

Identifier

http://viaf.org/viaf/39002922

Biographical Text

Assisted Reisner on the Hearst Expedition at Naga' ed-Der (1899-1904) before joining the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1906 where he remained as curator through 1929. He excavated at Lisht (1907), the Kharga Oasis (1908) and Luxor/Thebes (1910).

Birth Date

1868

Birthplace

America

Death Date

1934

Occupation

Egyptologist and archaeologist,Curator of Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1906-29, Curator Emeritus, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929-33

Bibliography

The Tomb of Perneb, 1916
"Who Was Who in Egyptology," Warren R. Dawson and Eric P. Uphill, 1972, London: Egypt Exploration Society, accessed May 29th 2015
"Lythgoe, Albert M.," Dictionary of Art Historians, accessed May 29th 2015, http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/lythgoea.htm
"Lythgoe, Albert M. (Albert Morton) 1868-1934," WorldCat Identities, accessed May 29th 2015,
http://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no99-191
"Lisht, Kharga Oasis, Thebes (The Egyptian Expedition)," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, accessed May 29th 2015, http://www.metmuseum.org/met-around-the-world/?page=10146&
The Predynastic Cemetery, N7000: Naga-ed-Dêr, part IV
The Argive Heraeum, 1902
The early dynastic cemeteries of Naga-ed-Dêr, 1908
Statues of the goddess Sakhmet, 1930
The Treasure of Lahun, 1919
Mr. Morgan's visits to Egypt, 1909-13: extracts from the diary of Lucy T. Lythgoe, 1924
The Egyptian expedition 1923-1924, 1924

TEI tag

Lythgoe_Albert

Abbreviated Biography

Lythgoe worked with Reisner and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was a curator from 1906-1929. He persuaded Emma Andrews to allow four copies of her diary to be typewritten.

Files

Lythgoe, Albert

Collection

Citation

“Lythgoe, Albert Morton,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed June 16, 2024, http://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/9.

Item Relations

This Item is mentioned in Item: February 17th 1907
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This Item is mentioned in Item: February 6th 1912
This Item is mentioned in Item: January 22nd 1907
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This Item is mentioned in Item: March 7th 1903
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 1 1889-1890
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 10 1902-1903
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 11 1903-1904
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 14 1906-1907
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 15 1907-1908
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 18 1911-1912
This Item is mentioned in Item: Volume 19 1912-1913