James Henry Breasted Net Worth
James Henry Breasted made money by Directors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2017 year, James Henry Breasted earned $20 Million. Exact sum is $20000000.
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Birth date: August 27, 1865, Rockford, Illinois, United States
Death date: December 2, 1935, New York City, New York, United States
Education: Yale University, Humboldt University of Berlin, Chicago Theological Seminary, North Central College
Wikipedia Source: James Henry Breasted
James Henry Breasted was an American archaeologist, Egyptologist, and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago. In 1901 he became director of the Haskell Oriental Museum at the university, where he continued to concentrate on Egypt. In 1905 Breasted was promoted to professor, and was the first chair in Egyptology and Oriental History in the United States. In 1919 he became the founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, a center for interdisciplinary study of ancient civilizations. Breasted was a committed field researcher, and had a productive interest in recording and interpreting ancient writings, especially from sources and structures that he feared may be lost forever.