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Pitt-Rivers, Augustus

Line breaks: Au|gus¦tus Pitt-Rivers
Pronunciation: /pɪtˈrɪvəz
( 1827–1900), English archaeologist and anthropologist; full name Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers. He developed a new scientific approach to archaeology. His collection of weapons and artefacts from different cultures formed the basis of the ethnological museum in Oxford which bears his name.

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