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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge (MAA) Prof. Roderick Urwick Sayce
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FHYA selection from the Sayce Series

[Source - Nessa Leibhammer for FHYA using, 2017: Professor Roderick Urwick Sayce was a social anthropologist and the editor of Montgomeryshire Collections. He received a Master’s in Geography from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. From 1921 to 1927 he was the head of the Department of Geography and Geology at the University College of Natal in South Africa. He then lectured in Physical Anthropology and Material Culture at Cambridge University and from 1935 to 1957 was Keeper of the Victoria Museum at Manchester University as well as being an Honorary Lecturer in Anthropology. Sayce was editor of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain’s Anthropological Journal, 1934-1936. The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge acquired some ethnographic material from Sayce. The FHYA selection of this material consists of objects from the FHYA target area of KwaZulu-Natal and immediately adjacent regions.]