Returning to Germany in 1837 he was appointed archaeologist at the Royal Museum of Berlin, and in 1844 was chosen a member of the Academy of Sciences, and a professor in the university.
The absence of scientific excavation in Egypt was deplored by the Scottish archaeologist Alexander Henry Rhind (1833-1863), as early as 1862.
The new series of " Creation " and " Deluge " tablets from Nippur, published by Poebel & Langdon, 39 also belong to the realm of the historian and anthropologist rather than to that of the archaeologist, so are merely mentioned here; the excavation in which they were found being now ancient history.
ERNST CURTIUS (1814-1896), German archaeologist and historian, was born at Lubeck on the 2nd of September 1814.
After their deaths he lived for some time at Caen under the roof of Nicolas Foucault (1643-1721), the intendant of Caen, himself no mean archaeologist; and there he began the publication (12 vols., 1704-1717) of Les mille et une nuits, which excited immense interest during the time of its appearance, and is still the standard French translation.
GEORG FRIEDRICH CREUZER (1771-1858), German philologist and archaeologist, was born on the 10th of March 1771, at Marburg, the son of a bookbinder.
JACQUES SPON (1647-1685), French doctor and archaeologist, was born at Lyons and died at Vevey.
SIR CHARLES FELLOWS (1799-1860), British archaeologist, was born in August 1799 at Nottingham, where his family had an estate.
KARL AUGUST BOTTIGER (1760-1835), German archaeologist, was born at Reichenbach on the 8th of June 1760.
Eminent as a philosopher, Ravaisson was also an archaeologist, and contributed articles on ancient sculpture to the Revue Archeologique and the Memoires de l'Academie des Inscriptions.
PIERRE HENRI LARCHER (1726-1812), French classical scholar and archaeologist, was born at Dijon on the 12th of October 1726.
ADOLPHE NAPOLEON DIDRON (1806-1867), French archaeologist, was born at Hautvillers, in the department of Marne, on the 13th of March 1806.
FRANCOIS CHARPENTIER (1620-1702), French archaeologist and man of letters, was born in Paris on the 15th of February 1620.
LUIGI CANINA (1795-1856), Italian archaeologist and architect, was born at Casale in Piedmont.
Mr Savona's attempt to teach the Maltese children simultaneously two foreign languages (of which they were quite ignorant, and their teachers only partially conversant) without first teaching how to read and write the native Maltese systematically was continued for some years under an eminent archaeologist, Dr A.
JULES ETIENNE JOSEPH QUICHERAT (1814-1882), French historian and archaeologist, was of Burgundian origin.
ANTOINE GALLAND (1646-1715), French Orientalist and archaeologist, the first European translator of the Arabian Nights, was born on the 4th of April 1646 at Rollot, in the department of Somme.
JEAN BAPTISTE LOUIS GEORGE SEROUX D'AGINCOURT (1730-1814), French archaeologist and historian, was born at Beauvais on the 5th of April 1730.
FRIEDRICH WILHELM EDUARD GERHARD (1795-1867), German archaeologist, was born at Posen on the 29th of November 1795, and was educated at Breslau and Berlin.
The task of the palaeontologist thus begins with the appearance of life on the globe, and ends in close relation to the studies of the archaeologist and historian as well as of the zoologist and botanist.
"FRANCIS JOHN HAVERFIELD (1860-1919), English historian and archaeologist, was born at Shipston-on-Stour Nov.
"THOMAS EDWARD LAWRENCE (1888-), British traveller, archaeologist and soldier, was born in Wales Aug.
The archaeologist recovers his specimens from waste places, cave deposits, abandoned villages, caches, shell-heaps, refuse-heaps, enclosures, mounds, hut rings, earthworks, garden beds, quarriesï¿½ and workshops, petroglyphs, trails, graves and cemeteries, cliff and cavate dwellings, ancient pueblos, ruined stone dwellings, forts and temples, canals or reservoirs.
Capital data are possibly waiting there under ground - the Kabul valley for instance is almost virgin soil for the archaeologist - and any conclusion we can arrive at is merely provisional.
After serving as a volunteer in the campaign of 1814 he went to Copenhagen to edit the posthumous papers of the Danish archaeologist Georg Zoega (1755-1809), and published his biography, Zoegas Leben (Stutt.
RAVAISSON - MOLLIEN, JEAN GASPARD Felix (1813- 1900), French philosopher and archaeologist, was born at Namur on the 23rd of October 1813.
REGINALD STUART POOLE (1832-1895), English archaeologist and orientalist, was born in London on the 27th of January 1832.
PERCY GARDNER (1846-), English classical archaeologist, was born in London, and was educated at the City of London school and Christ's College, Cambridge (fellow, 1872).
Near this hamlet on the coast of the Gulf of Mirabello in east Crete,t he American archaeologist MissHarriet Boyd hasexcavated a great part of another Minoan town.
Indeed, approximate accuracy is not attained until we are within sixteen hundred years of our own era; but the sequence of events of a period preceding this by two thousand years is well established, and the recent discoveries of Professor Petrie carry back the record to a period which cannot well be less than five thousand, perhaps not less than six thousand years B.C. Both from Egypt and Mesopotamia, then, the records of the archaeologist have brought us evidence of the existence of a highly developed civilization for a period exceeding by hundreds, perhaps by thousands, of years the term which had hitherto been considered the full period of man's existence.
FRIEDRICH GOTTLIEB WELCKER (1784-1868), German philologist and archaeologist, was born at Griinberg in the grand duchy of Hesse.