Francis Kelsey & archaeology team in Egypt, 1920s


Francis Kelsey & archaeology team in Egypt, 1920s

Kelsey (in dark suit) personally chose Karanis in Egypt as the site for the U-M's first archaeological dig, then persuaded Horace Rackham to finance the expedition.

Read more in The Remarkable Legacy of Francis Kelsey by Grace Shackman.

Image courtesy of Bentley Historical Library.

Bentley Image Bank: BL006424


Date: 1920

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