William Robertson Coe, II

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William Robertson Coe, II

Death: Died
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Son of William Rogers Coe and Clover Coe
Husband of Ann Coe
Father of <private> Coe
Brother of <private> Coe

Occupation: Academic, archaeologist and Mayanist scholar.
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About William Robertson Coe, II

An anthropologist and archaeologist trained at the University of Pennsylvania, William Robertson Coe II was renowned for his extensive field work and publications on pre-Columbian Maya civilization sites. He is best known for his decades of work and investigations at Tikal, the major site in the Petén Basin region of modern-day Guatemala and one of the largest and most dominant Maya sites of the Classic period. Coe led the excavation and investigation project at Tikal during the 1960s, and was responsible for coordinating much of the site's restoration work and compiling the voluminous documentation of the field seasons' reports. His academic career was spent in association with the University of Pennsylvania where he studied and later taught as professor in anthropology, and its Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology where he curated the museum's American collection.

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William Robertson Coe, II's Timeline

November 28, 1926
November 23, 2009
Age 82