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Egypt Exploration Society

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Egypt Exploration Society

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • EES
  • Egypt Exploration Fund
  • EEF

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Description area

Dates of existence



The Egypt Exploration Society was founded in 1882, as the Egypt Exploration Fund, in order to explore, survey, and excavate at ancient sites in Egypt and Sudan, and to publish the results of this work. With headquarters in London and an office in Cairo, the Society continues to support archaeological research projects in Egypt. Among other publications, the Society publishes The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA).


3 Doughty Mews
London WC1N 2PG
United Kingdom

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Description identifier

US LCNAF n 81139955

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Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was created by Shalimar White on January 3, 2013 and updated by Shalimar White on November 14, 2013.


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