CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine

CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine. Gaillac 27.11.1875 — Montpellier 19.1.1958. French Traveller, long time in Russian Central Asia (Uzbekistan). Studied in Toulouse. From 1902 teacher of French in Orenburg near Kazakh Steppe, soon started a collection of antiquities. From 1912 in Tashkent actively participated in the intellectual life of the town. Accepted Russian…

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CASAL, Geneviève

CASAL, Geneviève (née Bell). Paris 14.10.1909 — Troyes (Aube) 8.1.2002. French Archaeologist. Wife of —> J.-M. Casal. Studies at Louvre School, where she met her husband. In 1946 they went together to India. About their excavations in India and Pakistan see J.-M. Casal. Publications: Several works together with J.-M. Casal, see…

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CAMMIADE, Louis Aime

CAMMIADE, Louis Aime François. Madras 2.6.1872 — 3.11.1951. British Civil Servant and lay Archaeologist in India. Son of merchant Gilbert Henry C. Graduated 1891 and in law from Middle Temple 1901. In 1895 joined I.C.S. in Madras Presidency, from 1903 Deputy Collector of Tinnevely (Tirunelveli). Called to the bar 1910, from…

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BURROWS, Stephen Montagu

BURROWS, Stephen Montagu. Headington, Oxfordshire 26.12.1856 — Oxford 4.3.1935. Sir. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Montagu B., Professor of Naval History, and Mary Anna Whalley-Smythe-Gardiner. Educated at Eton, studies at Exeter College, Oxford. B.A. 1879, M.A. 1884. In 1880 joined Ceylon C.S. Mainly served in judicial and revenue…

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BALFOUR, Henry

BALFOUR, Henry. Croydon 11.4.1863 — Headington, Oxford 9.2.1939. British Archaeologist and Anthropologist. Son of Lewis Balfour, a silk broker, and Sarah Walker Comber, educated at Charterhouse. Studies at Oxford (Trinity College), graduated 1885 in biology. Worked under H. N. Moseley in Pitt Rivers Museum (Oxford), at his death in 1891…

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ANDERSON, John

ANDERSON, John. Edinburgh 4.10.1833 — Buxton, Derbyshire 15.8.1900. British (Scottish) Zoologist In India. Son of Thomas A., Secretary of National Bank of Scotland, and Jane Cleghorn. School and medical studies in Edinburgh. M.D. 1862 (with zoological diss.). Two years Professor of Natural History at Free Church College in Edinburgh, then…

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ZEUNER, Frederick Everard (Friedrich Eberhard)

ZEUNER, Frederick Everard (Friedrich Eberhard) .Berlin 8.3.1905 — London 5.11.1963. German Archaeologist in the U.K. Studies of Geology and Paleontology at Berlin, Tübingen and Breslau. Ph.D. 1928 Breslau, worked there as Assistant. PD 1931 Freiburg i.Br. As a Jew emigrated to England in 1934 and was employed in British Museum.…

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TADDEI, Maurizio

TADDEI, Maurizio. Rome 3.3.1936 — Rome 5.2.2000. Italian Art Historian and Archaeologist of South Asia. Professor in Naples. Studies at La Sapienza in Rome, graduated 1961 Under Bussagli). In 1964-74 worked in Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale (Rome), in 1967-77 Director of Italian Missione archeologica in Pakistan. From 1968 Professor incaricato…

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STUTTERHEIM, Willem Frederik

STUTTERHEIM, Willem Frederik. Rotterdam 27.9.1892 — Japanese camp in Indonesia 10.9.1942. Dutch Scholar of Indonesian Philology and Archaeology. Son of Christiaan Lodewijk Willem St. and Jacoba Sack. After school in Rotterdam stdied 1911-14 Dutch at Utrecht. In 1914-18 military service. Now studies at Leiden. Ph.D. there 1924 under Krom. In…

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SMITHER, James George

SMITHER, James George. 1833 — 1910. British (Irish) Architect in Sri Lanka. Worked as architect in London, then first Government Architect of Ceylon 1865-83, then retired. As architect his work included the National Museum of Colombo, Colombo General Hospital and the old Colombo Town Hall Publications: Architectural Remains, Anurádhapura, Ceylon: Comprising…

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