Amelia Ann Edwards
Date of Birth  :
7 June 1831 15 April 18
Place of Birth  :
London
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Egyptology
Educational background  :

she was educated at home by her mother, showing considerable promise as a writer at a young age.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • He toured Egypt, determining a fascination with the land and its cultures, both ancient and modern.
  • She became a tireless public advocate for the investigate and preservation of the ancient monuments and, in 1882, co-founded the Egypt Exploration Fund (now the Egypt Exploration Society) with Reginald Stuart Poole, guardian of the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum.
  • She was to serve as joint Honorary Secretary of the Fund until her death some 14 years later.
  • She dedicated herself to arousing public opinion on the subject, and eventually, in 1882, was largely instrumental in founding the Egypt Exploration Fund, of which she became joint honorary secretary with Reginald Stuart Poole.

Bibliography  :
A Thousand Miles Up the Nile,Untrodden peaks and unfrequented valleys (1873),Barbara's History; Vol. I, Half a Million of Money. A Novel.