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  • Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet Hoare, of Barn Elms (1758 - 1838)
    Statue of Richard Colt Hoare in Salisbury Cathedral. Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet FRS (9 December 1758 – 19 May 1838) was an English antiquarian, archaeologist, artist, and traveller of the 18...
  • Christopher Hawkes (1905 - 1992)
    Charles Francis Christopher Hawkes, FBA, FSA (5 June 1905 – 29 March 1992) was an English archaeologist specialising in European prehistory. He was Professor of European Archaeology at the University...
  • Jacquetta Hawkes (1910 - 1996)
    Jacquetta Hawkes (5 August 1910 – 18 March 1996) was a British archaeologist and writer. Born Jessie Jacquetta Hopkins, the daughter of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, ...
  • John Linton Myres (1869 - 1954)
    Sir John Linton Myres (3 July 1869 in Preston – 6 March 1954 in Oxford) was a British archaeologist who conducted excavations in Cyprus in 1904. He became the first Wykeham Professor of Ancient Histo...
  • John Nowell Linton Myres CBE (1902 - 1989)
    John Nowell Linton Myres CBE (27 December 1902 - 25 September 1989) was a British archaeologist and Bodley's Librarian at the Bodleian Library in Oxford from 1948 until his resignation in 1965; and l...

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What is Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and physical sciences. A central concern of anthropologists is the application of knowledge to the solution of human problems. Historically, anthropologists in the United States have been trained in one of four areas: sociocultural anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. Anthropologists often integrate the perspectives of several of these areas into their research, teaching, and professional lives.


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Cultural Anthropologists


Archaelogists by Country

United Kingdom