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Bateman, Thomas (bap. 1821, d. 1861), archaeologist and antiquary, was baptized on 8 November 1821 at Rowsley, Derbyshire, the only child of William Bateman (1787–1835), antiquary, of Middleton by Youlgreave, Derbyshire, and his wife, Mary (d. 1822), daughter of James Crompton...

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W. W. Wroth

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Davis, Nathan (1812–1882), traveller and excavator, was born in 1812. Nothing is known of his education, save that he is referred to as Dr Davis. He was an American who for many years lived in an old Moorish palace, 10 miles from Tunis...

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C. L. Falkiner

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Stokes, Margaret M'Nair (1832–1900), archaeologist, eldest daughter of William Stokes MD (1804–1878), and Mary, daughter of John Black of Glasgow, was born at York Street, Dublin, in March 1832. She was one of a family of distinguished Irish scholars: her grandfather was Whitley Stokes (1763–1845)...

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Margaret M'Nair Stokes (1832–1900) by Walter Frederick Osborne, 1895 National Gallery of Ireland

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Thompson, Reginald Campbell (1876–1941), Assyriologist and archaeologist, was born on 21 August 1876 at Cranley Place, South Kensington, London, the eldest of four sons and one daughter of Reginald Edward Thompson (1834–1912), physician, and his wife, Anna Isabella De Morgan (1845–1885), daughter of the mathematician ...