Barbara Mallowan

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Barbara Mallowan (Parker)

Death: Died in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England
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Wife of Sir Max Mallowan

Occupation: Archaeologist
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About Barbara Mallowan

Barbara Mallowan (née Parker) was an Asiatic archaeologist and Assyriologist. She was the long-standing mistress of fellow archaeologist Max Mallowan who was married to author Agatha Christie. They married in 1977 after Christie's death. Parker had been his epigraphist at Nimrud, and founding member of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq in 1932. She was elected president of the school in 1983, having previously served as secretary-librarian.

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Barbara Mallowan's Timeline

July 14, 1908
Age 68
November 21, 1993
Age 85
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England