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Nature volume 134, page 243 (18 August 1934) | Download Citation



WE regret to record the death on August 10 at the age of fifty-four years of Mr. Edwin Ward, director since 1931 of the Royal Scottish Museum. Mr. Ward was appointed to the Art and Ethnographical Department of the Museum in 1901. For two seasons he excavated with Sir Flinders Petrie in Egypt, and later wrote a complete guide to the Egyptological collection of the Museum. Although his earliest and main interest was in Egyptology, his knowledge of armour, corns and pottery was extensive.

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