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Hayes, William C.

    Full Name: Hayes, William C.

    Other Names:

    • William Christopher Hayes

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1903

    Date Died: 1963

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): Egyptian (ancient) and Egyptology

    Career(s): curators


    Curator of the department of Egyptology, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Married Helen Hawthorn Maule (Hayes).

    Selected Bibliography

    [collected writings:] Seele, Keith C., ed. Most Ancient Egypt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965; The Burial Chamber of the Treasurer Sobk-mosĕ from er Rizeikāt. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1939; Glazed Tiles from a Palace of Ramesses II at Kantīr. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1937;Ostraka and Name Stones from the Tomb of Sen-Mūt (no. 71) at Thebes. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Egyptian Expedition, 1942; A Papyrus of the Late Middle Kingdom in the Brooklyn Museum (Papyrus Brooklyn 35.1446); Royal Sarcophagi of the XVIII Dynasty. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1935; The Scepter of Egypt: a Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Harper/Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1953; The Texts in the Mastabeh of Se’n-Wosret-‘ankh at Lisht. New York, 1937.


    [obituary:] Aldred, Cyril. “William C. Hayes.” Nature 200, no. 4911, (December 14, 1963): 1048-1049.


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