Gertrude Bell

(1868—1926) traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist

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(1868–1926), archaeologist who founded the Iraq Museum and laid the groundwork for modern research in Mesopotamia. Bell was the daughter of a well-known northern England iron manufacturer. She attended Oxford ...

Subjects: Archaeology.

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