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archaeologist , museum curator

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 Western Asiatic antiquities, The British Museum, London, 1971-1974; assistant keeper, The British Museum, London, 1974-1989; keeper, The British Museum, London, 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: local history, genealogy.

Connections

Married Vesta Sarkhosh, July 1, 1977. Children: Roxana Lily, Neil Edward.

father:
Arthur Norman Curtis

mother:
Laura Letitia Ladd (Thomas) Curtis

spouse:
Vesta Sarkhosh

child:
Neil Edward Curtis

child:
Roxana Lily Curtis