1788 – Boucher de Crevecoeur de Perthes was born. – He was the first to provide evidence that humans had existed in the Pleistocene epoch, thereby disputing the theory of diluvial catastrophism. – He collected flint artifacts near Abbeville, France, and demonstrated that these manufactured objects came from the same stratum ..
1919 – Born on the 30th of December, also known by the pen name of Francis Carsac. Professor of prehistory and quaternary geology at the Science Faculty of Bordeaux. Introduced statistical studies in typology and expanding the use of experimental flint knapping. 1981 – François Bordes died on 30th of April. ..
1887 – Carl William Blegen was born on the 27th of January in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1904 – Earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. 1907 – Started graduate studies at Yale University. 1911-1913 – In Greece, he was a fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. 1919 – Received the ..
1917 – Thomas Geoffrey Bibby was born on the 14th of October in Heversham, England. – He was educated at Cambridge and served with British intelligence in World War II. At one point, he was sent to join the Danish resistance, which Professor Glob had also joined. 1950 – He wrote the "bog ..
1875 – Hiram Bingham III was born on the 19th of November in Honolulu, Hawaii. 1882-1892 – He attended Punahou School and O’ahu College in Hawaii. 1894 – Graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. 1898 – He obtained a degree from Yale University. 1900 – Finished a degree from the ..
1868 – Born on the 14th of July in Washington Hall, County Durham, England. 1884 – She went to Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and gained a first class honours degree in history. 1892 – Traveled to Persia. 1899 – She again embarked to the Middle East. 1900 – Visited Palestine and Syria then traveled to ..
1778 – Born on the 15th of November in Padua, Italy. 1800 – Studied hydraulics then moved to the Netherlands. 1803 – Traveled to England, where he married an Englishwoman, Sarah Bane. 1812 – He left England, and after travelling in Spain and Portugal. 1815 – He reached Egypt. Belzoni wanted to show Mehemet Ali ..
1891 – Albright was born in Coquimbo, Chile on May 24, 1891. 1913 – Received his Ph.D from Johns Hopkins University. 1929-1959 – Albright taught and became the director of the American school of Oriental Research at Johns Hopkins. 1921 – Married to Dr. Ruth Norton in Jerusalem. 1923 – Albright made the first significant ..
1843 – Charles Conrad Abbott was born on June 4, 1843, in Trenton, New Jersey. 1852-1858 – He was educated at the Trenton Academy. 1860-1865 – He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. An active naturalist, archaeologist, and author, Abbott was heavily involved in local archaeology and Indian history in the Delaware Valley. 1875 ..