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Albright, William Foxwell

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1971 AD
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.