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John Edward Curtis

John Edward Curtis, museum curator, archaeologist. Fellow Society Antiquaries; member British Association Near Eastern Archaeology (chairman since 1996), British School Archaeology in Iraq (vice-chairman since 1996), British Institute Persian Studies (member executive committee since 1991), Ancient Persia Fund (honorary secretary since 1987).

Background

  • Curtis, John Edward was born on June 23, 1946 in London. Son of Arthur Norman and Laura Letitia Ladd (Thomas) Curtis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Bristol, England, 1967. Postgraduate diploma, University London, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1979.

    Career

    • Research assistant department of the Ancient Near East The British Museum, London, 1971-1974, assistant keeper, 1974-1989, keeper, since 1989.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow Society Antiquaries. Member British Association Near Eastern Archaeology (chairman since 1996), British School Archaeology in Iraq (vice-chairman since 1996), British Institute Persian Studies (member executive committee since 1991), Ancient Persia Fund (honorary secretary since 1987).

    Personality

    Interests

    Local history, genealogy.

    Connections

    • Married Vesta Sarkhosh, July 1, 1977. Children: Roxana Lily, Neil Edward.
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    Born June 23, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1967
      University Bristol
    • 1969
      University London
    • 1979
      University London
    • 1971 - 1974
      Research assistant, department of the Ancient Near East The British Museum
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1989
      Research assistant, department of the Ancient Near East The British Museum