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Albright, William Foxwell

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1971 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Archaeologist


1891 - Albright was born in Coquimbo, Chile on May 24, 1891.


1913 - Received his Ph.D from Johns Hopkins University.


1929-1959 - Albright taught and became the director of the American school of Oriental Research at Johns Hopkins.


1921 - Married to Dr. Ruth Norton in Jerusalem.


1923 - Albright made the first significant excavation of a tumulus near Jerusalem.


1925-1960 - He contributed to the field of Biblical Archaeology through his study of the LMLK seals.


1926-1932 - He excavated a mound named Tell Beit Mirsim near Hebron and identified this site with the Canaanite city of Debir.


1971 - Died in Baltimore,MD on September 19, 1971.


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