Pitt-Rivers

/ (ˈpɪtˈrɪvəz) /

noun

Augustus Henry Lane Fox. 1827–1900, British archaeologist; first inspector of ancient monuments (1882): assembled a major anthropological collection of tools and weapons (now in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford)

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