Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge
Date of Birth  :
July 27, 1857
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Budge became interested in learning the ancient Assyrian language.he was the the pioneer Egyptologist.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Budge go in the British Museum in the re-named Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in 1883
  • Though he was primarily appointed to the Assyrian section, he soon transferred to the Egyptian section, where he began to study the ancient Egyptian language with Samuel Birch until the latter's death in 1885.
  • Budge continued to study ancient Egyptian with the new Keeper, Peter le Page Renouf, until Renouf's retirement in 1891.
source:Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge

Bibliography  :
The Rosetta Stone in the British Museum: The Greek, Demotic, and Hieroglyphic Texts of the Decree Inscribed on the Rosetta Stone Conferring Addition,Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1.