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Notable Anthropologists & Archaeologists

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  • Dame Kathleen Mary Kenyon, DBE (1906 - 1978)
    Dame Kathleen Mary Kenyon, DBE (5 January 1906 – 24 August 1978) Leading archaeologist of Neolithic culture in the Fertile Crescent. Former Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford and best know...
  • Theodora Kroeber-Quinn (1897 - 1979)
    Theodora Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 - July 4, 1979) was a writer and anthropologist, best known for her accounts of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and for her retellin...
  • Dr. Spencer Wells
    Spencer Wells (born April 6, 1969 in Marietta, Georgia, USA) is a geneticist and an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, and Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell Uni...
  • Davidson Black (1884 - 1934)
    Davidson Black, FRS (July 25, 1884 in Toronto – March 15, 1934 in Beijing) was a Canadian paleoanthropologist, best known for his naming of Sinanthropus pekinensis (now Homo erectus pekinensis...
  • Lewis H. Morgan (1818 - 1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan (November 21, 1818 – December 17, 1881) was an American ethnologist, anthropologist and writer. Nevertheless, his professional life was in the field of law. As an amateur sc...

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