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Robert Manuel Cook 1909–2000

John Boardman

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262788
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0009

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Robert Manuel Cook 1909–2000

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Robert Cook was Laurence Reader then Professor in Classical Archaeology at Cambridge University. His Greek Painted Pottery, first published in 1960, was a standard student text and his Greek Art (1972) was aimed at a general readership. Cook wrote widely on Ancient Greek archaeology and was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1974. Obituary by John Boardman FBA.

Keywords: Robert Cook; FBA; Greek Painted Pottery; Greek Art; classical archaeology; British Academy; John Boardman FBA

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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