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Abbott, Charles Conrad

Michael J. Brodhead.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Natural History. 917 words.

Abbott, Charles Conrad (04 June 1843–27 July 1919), naturalist and archaeologist, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Timothy Abbott, a banker, and Susan Conrad. As a child he loved...

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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina

H. S. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 974 words.

Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer,...

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Afar

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — African Studies.

Ethnic group found in parts of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia, also known as Danakil, Denakil, and Adal.

Approximately 1.5 million people belong to the Afar ethnic group, mostly...

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Albright, William Foxwell

Kevin E. Stilley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1004 words.

Albright, William Foxwell (24 May 1891–19 September 1971), biblical archaeologist, was born William Thomas Albright in Coquimbo, Chile, the son of Wilber Finley Albright and Zephine Viola...

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Allan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Politics. 0 words.

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Allchin, (Frank) Raymond

Julia Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1192 words.

Allchin, (Frank) Raymond (1923–2010), archaeologist and scholar of early Indian culture, was born on 9 July 1923 at The Briars, Northwick Park Road, Harrow, Middlesex, the second son and...

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Allen, John Romilly

I. B. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 918 words.

Allen, John Romilly (1847–1907), archaeologist, born at Park Village West, Regent's Park, London, on 9 June 1847, was the eldest son of George Baugh Allen (1821–1898), a well-known special...

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Archaeology of Gender in Mesoamerican Societies

Rosemary A. Joyce.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology by Region; Gender and Sexuality. 4213 words.

This article reviews studies on the archaeology of gender in Mesoamerica. Critical advances in the archaeology of gender in Mesoamerica include explorations of how status and age...

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Archaic and transitional hominins

in Human Evolution

November 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeology; Biological Sciences; Human Evolution. 3512 words.

‘Archaic and transitional hominins’ deals with creatures that almost certainly belong to the hominin clade, but which are still far from resembling modern humans. These hominins share more...

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Armitage [née Bulley], Ella Sophia

Joan Counihan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; History. 952 words.

Armitage [née Bulley], Ella Sophia (1841–1931), historian and archaeologist, was born in Mason Street, West Derby, Liverpool, on 3 March 1841, the second daughter in the family of four sons...

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