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Martha Sharp Joukowsky (born 1936) is a Near Eastern archaeologist and a retired member of the faculty of Brown University known for her fieldwork at the ancient site of Petra in Jordan. Martha Sharp...

7/9/2016 9/21/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Richard William Howard Vyse ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th...

10/21/2013 9/18/2016

Lady Hester Stanhope (1776 - 1839)

"The great traveller and Arabist"

Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (12 March 1776 – 23 June 1839) was a British socialite, adventurer and traveler. Her archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in 1815 is considered the first modern exca...

2/15/2008 9/14/2016

Dr. Stanley Ann Dunham MP (1942 - 1995)

"Ann Dunham", "Ann Obama", "Ann Soetero"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Stanley Ann Dunham (November 29, 1942 – November 7, 1995), the mother of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, was an American anthropolo...

11/13/2007 9/9/2016

Ella Cara Deloria MP (1888 - 1971)

"Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman)"

Ella Cara Deloria (January 31, 1889 – February 12, 1971), (Yankton Dakota), also called Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman), was an educator, anthropologist...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Johann Joachim Winckelmann (9 December 1717 – 8 June 1768) was a German art historian and archaeologist. He was a pioneering Hellenist who first articulated the difference between Greek, Greco...

6/21/2016 6/22/2016

Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 – August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist, best known for his 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Laughing Boy. Named for his ...

11/22/2013 6/7/2016

Mary Catherine Bateson (born December 8, 1939) is an American writer and cultural anthropologist. Graduate of the Brearley School Daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Noted author i...

2/9/2009 5/30/2016

Loren Eiseley (1907 - 1977)

Loren Eiseley (September 3, 1907 – July 9, 1977) was an American anthropologist, educator, philosopher, and natural science writer, who taught and published books from the 1950s through the 19...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Francis La Flesche (1857 - 1932)

Francis La Flesche (1857–1932) was the first professional Native American ethnologist; he worked with the Smithsonian Institution, specializing first in his own Omaha culture, followed by that...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

John Izard Middleton MP (1785 - 1849)

See Wikipedia... Birth: Aug. 13, 1785 Saint Andrews (Charleston County) Charleston County South Carolina, USA Death: Oct. 5, 1849 Paris City of Paris Île-de-France, France Archaeologist,...

3/2/2009 5/19/2016

Samuel Phillips Verner (1873 - 1943)

Samuel Phillips Verner, an Africa-obsessed explorer, anthropologist and missionary from South Carolina, was responsible for bringing Congolese man, Ota Benga (Find A Grave Memorial# 20167712) to the ...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

William Hepburn Buckler (1867 - 1952)

William Hepburn Buckler (1867-1952), Didy’s youngest son, had notable careers in both diplomacy and archaeology. He served briefly as Secretary to the American Legation in Madrid in 1906-07 and ...

5/30/2012 5/12/2016

Hester A. Davis (1931 - 2014)

From Legends of Archaeology: A National Treasure Some of her closest friends call her “Molly,” as in Molly Pitcher, the American Revolutionary War hero who took her husband’s p...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Eugene C. Worman (1915 - 2006)

"Gene Worman"

From Worman, Eugene C., Jr. (1915--) Papers 1923-1952: A Finding Aid Peabody Museum Archives Harvard University Historical Note Eugene Clark Worman Jr. was born to missionary parents in Madras, Ind...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

From Harvard University, Massachusetts Obituary and Death Notice Collection EDWARD MOTT DAVIS '40mcl, Ph.D. '54, died December 23, 1998, in Austin. Professor emeritus of anthropology at the Univers...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Primarily known for his research in the field of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican studies, Michael D. Coe is regarded as one of the foremost Mayanist scholars of the latter 20th century. Coe has also made ex...

10/5/2011 3/15/2016

Darrell Arlynn Amyx (1911 - 1997)

Darrell Arlynn Amyx (2 April 1911 – 10 January 1997) was an American classical archaeologist. His principal field of study was the archaic pottery of Corinth. Complimenting the pioneering work...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Dr. Karl Richard Lepsius (1810 - 1884)

Karl Richard Lepsius war der Sohn des Naumburger Landrats Carl Peter Lepsius (1775–1853) und dessen Frau Friederike (1778–1819), einer Tochter des Komponisten Carl Ludwig Traugott Glaeser...

10/20/2013 1/21/2016

Charles Pickering Bowditch (30 September 1842 – 1 June 1921) was an American financier, archaeologist, cryptographer and linguistics scholar who specialized in Mayan epigraphy. Bowditch was ...

6/17/2012 12/28/2015

Herbert Webb Gillman (1832 - 1898)

1881 England & Wales Census Birth: Circa 1833 - Ireland Residence: 1881 - Woodside House, Norwood, London, England Wife: Annie Gillman Children: Henry Gillman, Webb Gillman, Frances Gillman ...

1/26/2011 12/3/2015

Geoffrey Phibbs (1901-1956) is primarily remembered as a poet but his diverse interests included archaeology, horticulture, botany and zoology. He was brought up at Lisheen on Ballysadare Bay and at th...

12/1/2015 12/2/2015

Charles Conrad Abbott (1843 - 1919)

Charles Conrad Abbott (June 4, 1843 – July 27, 1919) was an American archaeologist and naturalist. He was born at Trenton, New Jersey, and studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Sc...

11/4/2015 11/4/2015

Clive Eric Cussler (born July 15, 1931) is an American adventure novelist and marine archaeologist. His thriller novels, many featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have reached The New York Times fictio...

9/27/2015 9/27/2015

Hugh O'Neill Hencken (1902 - 1981)

Hugh O'Neill Hencken was born in New York City on January 8, 1902, the son of Albert Charles and Mary Creighton O'Neill Hencken. He spent his youth in Pennsylvania, and went to Princeton University in ...

9/14/2015 9/14/2015

George Clapp Vaillant (1901 - 1945)

George Clapp Vaillant (April 5, 1901, – May 13, 1945) was an American anthropologist. George Clapp Vaillant was born 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Noble and Greenough School in...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Selah Merrill (1837 - 1909)

Selah Merrill, (May 2, 1837 – January 22, 1909) was an American Congregationalist clergyman. He served as the American consul in Jerusalem. Biography Selah Merrill was born in Canton Cen...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

Margaret Bateson MP (1901 - 1978)

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earn...

2/9/2009 5/30/2015

Gregory Bateson (1904 - 1980)

Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many o...

2/9/2009 5/13/2015

James Haliburton (1788 - 1862)

James Burton (22 September 1788 – 22 February 1862), formerly James Haliburton, was an early British Egyptologist, who worked at a number of sites throughout Egypt, but notably in the Valley of ...

8/10/2011 5/13/2015

. William Bell Dinsmoor, Jr. (July 2, 1923 – July 7, 1988) was an American classical archaeologist and architectural historian.

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

Caroline Furness Jayne (1873 - 1909)

Caroline Furness Jayne (1873–1909) was an American ethnologist. She wrote the best-known book on string figures, String Figures and How to Make Them: a study of cat's cradle in many lands, 190...

12/9/2012 4/18/2015

Profile photo: Furness (second from right), with Hiram M. Hiller, Jr. (left), Lewis Etzel (seated), and Alfred C. Harrison, Jr. (right), photographed in Singapore, 1898. William Henry Furness III (...

12/9/2012 4/18/2015

Dr. Robert von Heine-Geldern MP (1885 - 1968)

Robert Baron (Freiherr) von Heine-Geldern (July 16, 1885 - May 25/26, 1968), often known as Robert Heine-Geldern, was a noted Austrian ethnologist, ancient historian, and archaeologist, and a grandne...

2/7/2009 4/13/2015

Salomon Reinach MP (1858 - 1932)

Salomon Reinach (August 29, 1858 - November 4, 1932) was a French archaeologist. The brother of Joseph Reinach, he was born at St Germain-en-Laye and educated at the École normale supér...

2/7/2009 4/12/2015

Sir Aurel Stein MP (1862 - 1943)

Sir Marc Aurel Stein, KCIE, FBA [1] (Hungarian: Stein Márk Aurél) (26 November 1862 – 26 October 1943) was a Hungarian-British archaeologist, primarily known for his explorations...

9/30/2010 4/11/2015

Charles Gabriel Seligman MP (1873 - 1940)

Charles Gabriel Seligman FRS[1] (24 December 1873 – 19 September 1940) was a British physician and ethnologist. His main ethnographic work described the culture of the Vedda people of Sri Lank...

6/12/2014 4/10/2015

Edward Sapir MP (1884 - 1939)

Edward Sapir (/səˈpɪər/; 1884–1939) was an American anthropologist-linguist, who is widely considered to be one of the most important figures in the early developme...

10/4/2009 4/9/2015

Ehud Yitschak Netzer MP (1934 - 2010)

Ehud Netzer (Hebrew: אהוד נצר‎ 13 May 1934 – 28 October 2010[1]) was an Israeli architect, educator and archaeologist, known for his ext...

2/10/2007 4/8/2015

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...

1/11/2015 1/11/2015

Theodora Kroeber-Quinn (1897 - 1979)

"Krakie"

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...

11/5/2010 12/6/2014

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...

6/14/2014 12/5/2014

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...

12/2/2014 12/2/2014

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...

3/30/2008 5/23/2014

Sir Herbert Hope Risley KCIE CSI (4 January 1851 – 30 September 1911) was a British ethnographer and colonial administrator, a member of the Indian Civil Service who conducted extensive studie...

3/2/2014 3/2/2014

Robert Carr Bosanquet (1871 - 1935)

Robert Carr Bosanquet (1871 – 1935) was a British archaeologist, operating in the Aegean and Britain and teaching at the University of Liverpool from 1906 to 1920 as the first holder of the Ch...

2/12/2014 2/12/2014

Sherwood L. Washburn (1911 - 2000)

Sherwood Larned Washburn (November 26, 1911– April 16, 2000), nicknamed "Sherry", was an American physical anthropologist and pioneer in the field of primatology, opening it to the study of pr...

2/12/2014 2/12/2014

Kenneth C. Murray (1903 - 1972)

) Kenneth C. Murray (1903 - 21 April 1972) was an English artist and archaeologist. The second son of the chess historian Harold Murray and his suffragette wife, Murray was an elder brother of educ...

1/5/2014 1/5/2014

Clyde Kluckhohn (/ˈklʌkhoʊn/; January 11, 1905, Le Mars, Iowa – July 28, 1960, near Santa Fe, New Mexico), was an American anthropologist and social theorist, best known f...

12/16/2013 12/16/2013

Michael Antony Aston MP (1946 - 2013)

Michael Antony "Mick" Aston , FSA (1 July 1946 – 24 June 2013) was an English archaeologist. As an academic, he taught at a number of universities across the United Kingdom, and helped popular...

7/31/2013 8/1/2013

C. Loring Brace (1930 - d.)

Charles Loring Brace IV (born 1930) is an American anthropologist at the University of Michigan's Department of Anthropology. He considers the attempt "to introduce a Darwinian outlook into biologica...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

George Bird Grinnell (1850 - 1938)

George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale U...

3/28/2013 3/28/2013

Julian Alfred Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers (16 March 1919, Chelsea, London–12 August 2001, Paris), was a British social anthropologist, ethnographer, and a professor at universities in three countries...

2/15/2013 2/15/2013

Born Augustus Henry Lane-Fox at Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Wetherby, Yorkshire, he was the son of William Lane-Fox and Lady Caroline Douglas, a sister of George Douglas, 17th Earl of Morton. George Lane...

9/20/2011 2/15/2013

William Duncan Strong (1899 - 1962)

William Duncan Strong (1899–1962) was an American archaeologist and anthropologist noted for his application of the direct historical approach to the study of indigenous peoples of North and S...

1/19/2013 1/19/2013

Edmund "Ted" Snow Carpenter (September 2, 1922 – July 1, 2011) was an anthropologist best known for his work on tribal art and visual media. Early life Born in Rochester, New York to t...

12/13/2012 12/13/2012

Thomas William Francis Gann (13 May 1867 – 24 February 1938) was a medical doctor by profession, but is best remembered for his work as an amateur archaeologist exploring ruins of the Maya civ...

12/12/2012 12/12/2012

Flinders Petrie (1853 - 1942)

William Matthew Flinders Petrie, FRS[2] (3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942), commonly known as Flinders Petrie, was an English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology and ...

12/12/2012 12/12/2012

Julian Haynes Steward (1902 - 1972)

Julian Haynes Steward (January 31, 1902 – February 6, 1972) was an American anthropologist best known for his role in developing "the concept and method" of cultural ecology, as well as a scie...

12/5/2012 12/5/2012

G. William Skinner (1925 - 2008)

George William Skinner (simplified Chinese: 施坚雅; traditional Chinese: 施堅雅; February 14, 1925 – October 26, 2008) was a leading American anthropologi...

12/5/2012 12/5/2012

Schuyler V. Cammann (1912 - 1991)

Van Rensselaer Cammann (February 2, 1912 in New York City – September 9, 1991 in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire) was an anthropologist best known for work in Asia. Early life Schuyler gradu...

9/22/2012 9/22/2012

Frederica ("Freddy") de Laguna (1906, Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 6, 2004) was an American anthropologist. Her parents, Theodore Lopez de Leo de Laguna and Grace Mead Andrus, were, respectiv...

8/24/2012 8/30/2012

Mildred Trotter (1899 - 1991)

Mildred Trotter (February 3, 1899 – August 23, 1991) was an important 20th century forensic anthropologist. Trotter was born in Monaca, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in zoology and...

8/25/2012 8/30/2012

Harriet Boyd-Hawes (1871 - 1945)

Harriet Boyd Hawes (October 11, 1871 – March 31, 1945) was a pioneering American archaeologist, nurse and relief worker. She is best known as the first director of an archaeological excavation...

8/29/2012 8/29/2012

Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (August 6, 1840 – March 18, 1914) was an American archaeologist after whom Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico, United States, is named. Bandelier w...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

In the world of Israeli archaeology, Joseph Aviram is the man who was there. He was there when Alexander Zaid [a founder of Hashomer, a Jewish defense organization] arrived on horseback to show a group...

2/7/2009 3/24/2012

Sir Arthur John Evans MP (1851 - 1941)

Sir Arthur John Evans FRS From Wikipedia: [1] (8 July 1851 – 11 July 1941) was a British archaeologist most famous for unearthing the palace of Knossos on the Greek island of Crete and for...

1/12/2012 1/12/2012

Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards (AKA Eiddon Edwards)C.M.G., C.B.E., Litt.D., F.B.A. From Society of Antiqaries was born in London on 21 July 1909, the only son of Edward Edwards, a noted Persian ...

1/12/2012 1/12/2012

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner, Mesopotamia. She was an author and Oriental scholar. She was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C...

2/23/2011 1/11/2012

Born August 2, 1807 Hédervár, Kingdom of Hungary Died December 23, 1873 (aged 66) Hédervár, Austria-Hungary Occupation traveler, archaeologist The native form of this ...

10/13/2010 1/6/2012

Sylvanus Griswold Morley (June 7, 1883 – September 2, 1948) was an American archaeologist, epigrapher, and Mayanist scholar who made significant contributions toward the study of the pre-Colum...

8/13/2011 8/15/2011

Lorraine Copeland (1921 - 2013)

Lorraine Copeland (born Elizabeth Lorraine Adie, 1921, died 27 April 2013) was an archaeologist specialising in the Palaeolithic period of the Near East. She was a secret agent with the Special Ope...

3/28/2008 8/14/2011

Claude Lévi-Strauss MP (1908 - 2009)

Claude Levi Strauss - Wikipedia French Anthropologue et ethnologue Français Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologi...

5/24/2010 4/4/2011

Binyamin Zeev Mazar, Prof. MP (1906 - 1995)

Benjamin Mazar, 89, Israeli Biblical Archaeologist Published: September 11, 1995 Benjamin Mazar, a prominent historian and archeologist who pioneered a synthesis of biblical research with historical ge...

6/28/2009 4/3/2011

Wikipedia bio Yigael Yadin (Born 21 March 1917, died 28 June 1984) was an Israeli archeologist, politician, and the second Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces. In 1956 he received the Isr...

11/8/2007 4/3/2011

Alfred Vincent Kidder (1885 - 1963)

Alfred Vincent Kidder (October 29, 1885 - June 11, 1963) was considered the foremost archaeologist of the southwestern United States and Mesoamerica during the first half of the 20th century. He saw ...

2/23/2009 12/22/2010

Franz Uri Boas MP (1858 - 1942)

Franz Boas (July 9, 1858 – December 21, 1942) was a German American anthropologist a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology" and "the Father of M...

11/17/2010 11/17/2010

9/5/2010 11/12/2010

"George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, DL (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer...

11/27/2008 11/12/2010

Dian Fossey MP (1932 - 1985)

Dian Fossey (pronounced /daɪˈæn ˈfɒsi/, January 16, 1932 – December 26, 1985) was an American zoologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups over...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Jane Goodall MP

"Dame Jane Morris Goodall"

Dame Jane Morris Goodall , DBE (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremo...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Alfred Louis Kroeber (1876 - 1960)

Alfred Louis Kroeber (June 11, 1876 – October 5, 1960) was one of the most influential figures in American anthropology in the first half of the twentieth century. Kroeber was born in Hoboken,...

11/5/2010 11/10/2010

Richard Erskine Frere Leakey (born 19 December 1944 in Nairobi) is a politician, paleoanthropologist and conservationist. He is second of the three sons of the archaeologists Louis Leakey and Mary Leak...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Mary Douglas Leakey MP (1913 - 1996)

Mary Leakey (February 6, 1913 – December 9, 1996) was a British archaeologist and anthropologist, who discovered the first skull of a fossil ape on Rusinga Island and also a noted robust Austral...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey MP (1903 - 1972)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (L.S.B. Leakey) (August 7, 1903 – October 1, 1972) was a Kenyan archaeologist and naturalist whose work was important in establishin...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010