Born July 5, 1880; died Oct. 2, 1943. British historian and archaeologist.
In 1927-31 and 1935-36, Mackay directed the excavations at Mohenjo-Daro, Chanhu-Daro, and other sites. The results of the excavations contributed much to the understanding of ancient Hindu civilization.
WORKSFurther Excavations at Mohenjo-Daro, 1927-31, vols. 1-2. New Delhi, 1937-38.
Chanhu-Daro Excavations, 1935-36. New Haven, Conn., 1943. (American Oriental Series, no. 20.)
Drevneishaia kul’tura doliny Inda. Moscow, 1951. (Translated from English.)