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Joan Oates receives British Academy award

last modified Nov 27, 2014 08:15 AM
The 2014 Grahame Clark Medal awarded to Joan Oates, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

 

Joan Oates, a Senior Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, has been awarded the 2014 Grahame Clark Medal at a British Academy awards ceremony held yesterday, (25 November).

It was awarded to recognise her reputation as one of the leading authorities on Mesopotamian prehistory as well as her fundamental contribution to our understanding of ancient Near Eastern Civilisation.

She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2004.  Her best known publications include Bablyon, Excavations at Tell Brak and Nimrud, an Assyrian City Revealed.

The medal was endowed in 1992 by Professor Sir Grahame Clark to acknowledge distinguished achievements involving recent contributions to the study of prehistoric archaeology.

 

Photo courtesy of British Academy

Posted 26/11/2014
 

 

 

 

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