Max Edgar Mallowan

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Mallowan, Max Edgar


Born May 6, 1904, in London. British archaeologist, specialist in the archaeology of Southwest Asia from the Neolithic period to the beginning of the Iron Age.

Mallowan was a professor at the University of London from 1947 to 1962. He has conducted archaeological investigations in Syria, Iran, and Iraq for more than 30 years.


Prehistoric Assyria. The Excavations at Tall Arpachiyah, 1933. London, 1935. (With J. C. Rose.)
Ur Excavations, vol. 9: The Neo-Baby Ionian and Persian Periods. London, 1962.
Early Mesopotamia and Iran. New York, 1965.
Nimrud and Its Remains, vols. 1-2. London, 1966.
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