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Excavations (Archaeology)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Elmali Archaeological Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BMC-Elmali
Overview The Elmali Archaeological Collection includes documents from a number of excavations conducted in the Elmali Plain of Lycia (Turkey): Karataş, Bağbaşi, Boztepe, Kizilbel, and Karaburun. The excavations were sponsored by Bryn Mawr College and directed by Machteld J. Mellink; the sites were excavated from 1963 to 1975. The excavations at Karataş, Bağbaşi, and Boztepe uncovered evidence of occupation at the sites from the Chalcolithic period through the Early Bronze Age, giving us a picture of...
Dates: 1963 - 2009

Excavation in Niffer [Nippur] notebook

Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-006

Journal and sketchbook of Joseph Meyer during an excavation at Nippur, in Iraq. The journal covers May to July, 1894.

Dates: 1894

Machteld J. Mellink papers

Identifier: BMC-2010-01
Overview Machteld Johanna Mellink, celebrated archaeologist and professor of archaeology at Bryn Mawr College from 1949 to 1988, was born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1917. She received her BA in 1938 and MA in 1941 from the University of Amsterdam, and her PhD from the University of Utrecht in 1943. The Machteld Mellink papers cover Professor Mellink’s academic and archaeological career from the late 1950s to the early 2000s. Included in the collection are her writings and notes,...
Dates: 1938 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 2001

Tarsus Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BMC-Tarsus
Overview The Tarsus Archaeological Collection contains documents from an excavation sponsored by Bryn Mawr College and directed by Hetty Goldman, a pioneering archaeologist. The Tarsus excavation began in 1934 and continued until early 1939, when World War II interrupted it; it resumed after the war in 1947 and 1948. The results of the excavation were published in yearly articles and in three volumes of text and plates on the major periods found in the excavation: the Hellenistic and Roman periods,...
Dates: 1934 – 1963

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

Identifier: BMC-2010-14

Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1912 - 1991