Clifford Evans


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(1920–81) [Bi]

American archaeologist who, together with his wife, Betty Meggers, pioneered Amazonian archaeology, establishing the main cultural–historical sequence and chronology. Affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution from 1951 onwards, they carried out research in Ecuador, Venezuela, British Guiana, and Brazil.


American Antiquity, 47 (1982), 545–50

Subjects: Archaeology.

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