Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Ayrton, Edward Russell
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Ayrton, E.R.
- Ayrton, Edward R.
- Edward Russell Ayrton
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
Edward Russell Ayrton was an English Egyptologist and archaeologist. Born in China to a British consular official, Ayrton was educated at St. Paul's School in London and began to work on excavations at age 20, doing work at Abydos with the Egypt Exploration Fund. He continued to work independently on other excavations in the Valley of the Kings for several years, before drowning in an accident on a shooting expedition in Sri Lanka.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
US LCNAF no2002070496
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
This record was revised by Beth Bayley on October 25, 2013