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Famous Archaeologists worldwide

Archaeology is the scientific study of past human lives and activities through material objects. There are many great men and women archaeologists that have contributed significantly to the field of archaeology. This page provides a short and snappy list of famous archaeologist throughout the globe categorized alphabetically. You can also view the archaeologist categorized on the basis of country by using the link above.

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Abdul Hamid El-Zein

Throughout his career el-Zein earned many distinctions, awards, and fellowships. ...
Abolfazl Aali

He is the director of the archaeological exactions at the ...
Adolf Bastian

Adolf Bastian is known as a founder of ethnography. odern ...
Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier

The Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico ...
Adolphe Napoleon Didron

He examined the art of the Eastern Church, both in ...
Aidan Cockburn

Aidan’s most well known work is the compilation and ...
Aidan Dodson

Dr. Dodson's area of expertise was in Egyptian funerary equipment ...
Akira Y. Yamamoto

Awards: Akira Y.Yamamoto’s first major award came in 1985 when he ...
Akurgal Ekrem

He was a well-known and internationally famous Turkish archaeologist. He worked ...
Alan Dundes

Awards In 1994, he won the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award, ...
Alan Walker

Alan Walker was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship "genius grant" ...
Alessandro Duranti

Alessandro Duranti's books include From Grammar to Politics: Linguistic Anthropology ...
Alexander F. Chamberlain

Alexander F. Chamberlain was editor of the Journal of ...
Alexander Marshack

He rose to public prominence after the publication of The ...
Alexandre Piankoff

He became concerned in Egyptology as ...
Alfonso Caso Andrade

Alfonso Caso Andrade was an archaeologist who made major contributions ...
Alfred Lucas

For nine seasons Alfred Lucas worked closely with Howard Carter ...
Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace was considered the 19th century's leading expert ...
Alfredo Chavero

Chavero's most famous discovery was in 1887, when he found ...
Alison Sheridan

Alison Sheridan is Head of Early Prehistory in the National ...
Amelia Ann Edwards

He toured Egypt, determining a fascination with the land and ...
Andrew  Colin Renfrew

He is known for his work on radiocarbon dating, the ...
Andrew Ellicott Douglass

Douglass discovered a possible relationship between climate and plant growth. Douglass ...
Angie Debo

Angie Debo's dissertation was published by the University of Oklahoma ...
Anthony Francis Clarke Wallace

Anthony Wallace received the Bancroft Prize for Rockdale: The Growth ...
Antonio Goubaud Carrera

Goubaud was among the first generation of Guatemalan anthropologists to ...
Arthur Dale Trendall

He was Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Master of University House at ...
Arthur Demarest

Arthur A. Demarest is an accredited anthropologist. He has discovered an ...
Arthur John Evans

Sir Arthur John Evans was most famous for unearthing ...
Arthur Mace

Dr. Arthur Mace, Assistant Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New ...
Arturo Escobar

Arturo has a lot of field work knowledge. He ...
Athanasius Kircher

He did make an early study of Egyptian hieroglyphs, appropriately ...
Auguste  Mariette

Auguste Mariette, one of the best ...
Augustus Pitt Rivers

Rivers was known as the "Father of British Archaeology," ...
Avraham Biran

He headed the Institute of Archaeology at Hebrew Union College ...
Alice Blyth Child

Alice Blyth Child is known for the book she co-authored ...
Allan Donald Coult

Coult was described as one of anthropology's most original and ...
Arthur James Outram Anderson

Awards received by Anderson Guggenheim fellow Award in Europe. Honorary ...


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