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James Breasted’s early scientific network
Kathleen Sheppard

journey which took them through Egypt, Paris, and London, building Breasted’s experience base and his scientific network, and, in turn, truly making him a professional Egyptologist. These colleagues formed the two foundational nodes in his early scientific network on which Breasted built the rest of his career as a professional Egyptologist. The Petrie node began as an informal mentorship and soon morphed into a partnership of equals. Others in this node were Quibell, Sayce, Francis Griffith, Walter Crum, and George Reisner. The node that Maspero occupied was a formal

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