Glyn Edmund Daniel
Date of Birth  :
23 April 1914
Place of Birth  :
Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Archeology
Educational background  :
He attended Barry County School for Boys, Barry where his academic ability led to him being awarded a State Scholarship (which he enabled him to go to the University of Cambridge) and a Glamorgan County Scholarship in 1931.The Glamorgan County Scholarship allowed Glyn Daniel to study geology, and the church organ, at Cardiff University for a year.In 1932 he went up to St John's College, Cambridge, where he remained for the rest of his academic career, to read archaeology and anthropology, and graduated with a first-class honours degree with distinction.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

His academic career at Cambridge University specialised in the European Neolithic period. He edited the academic journal Antiquity from 19581985. In addition to early efforts to popularise archaeological study and antiquity on radio and television, he edited several popular studies of the fields. He also published mysteries under the pseudonym Dilwyn Rees.

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Glyn Edmund Daniel (23 April 191413 December 1986) was a Welsh scientist and archaeologist whose academic career at Cambridge University specialised in the European Neolithic period. He edited the academic journal Antiquity from 19581985. In addition to early efforts to popularise archaeological study and antiquity on radio and television, he edited several popular studies of the fields. He also published mysteries under the pseudonym Dilwyn Rees.Daniel was born in Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire, a small village between Narberth and Whitland, in south west Wales, where his father, John Daniel, was the village schoolmaster.When Glyn Daniel was five he moved with his parents to Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan