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Lythgoe, Albert Morton

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Lythgoe, Albert Morton


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

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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).


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,
"Lythgoe, Albert M. (Albert Morton) 1868-1934," WorldCat Identities, accessed May 29th 2015,
"Lisht, Kharga Oasis, Thebes (The Egyptian Expedition)," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, accessed May 29th 2015,
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

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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.


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“Lythgoe, Albert Morton,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed March 20, 2019,

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