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James and Frances Breasted and son in Egypt

James and Frances Breasted and son Charles, Temple of Amada, Nubia, Upper Egypt, 1906. Frances Hart and James Breasted were married in Germany shortly after he completed his doctoral work at the University of Berlin. The Breasteds explored the Nile on their honeymoon and returned together with their son in 1906. Frances endured frequent and lengthy separations from her husband and tolerated his intense preoccupation with his work.