Entries tagged with "Aegean"

Archaeologist, specialist in late Aegean Bronze Age art; professor at Uppsala University 1952-70. Furumark's major work, The Chronology of Mycenaean Pottery appeared in 1941. It remains the standard work on the subject. After World War II, his innovative research into the prehistory of Italy was published in 1947 as Detäldsa Italien. He excavated Cyprus 1947-48 (at Sinda). In 1950 his "Settlement at Ialysos and Aegean History c. 1550-1400 BC," was published. He was director of the Swedish Institute in Athens, 1956-57.

Amateur archaeologist whose finds were important for art history and archaeology; excavator of Mycenae and Troy. Schliemann was the son of a Protestant minister accused of embezzlement when Schliemann was a boy. Between 1836-41 Schliemann worked as a grocery clerk. His attempt to seek his fortune in the United States ended in shipwreck in Amsterdam. There merchant bankers B. H. Schröder & Co took him on for his aptitude of languages and business drive. After studying Russian and Dutch, the firm sent him to St.

Classical Greek and Aegean art Professor and scholar at Harvard University, distinguished archaeologist. Vermuele was born on August 11, 1928 in New York City to Clint Blake Townsend and Eleanor Mary (Menelly) Townsend. From 1934 to 1946, she attended the all-girls private preparatory school, Brearley School, for her primary and secondary education. In 1950, Vermuele graduated summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr with a B.A. in Greek and philosophy. As a Fullbright scholar, Vermuele attended the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece.