University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Robert G. Ousterhout

Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands

Three Intersecting Lives

By: Robert G. Ousterhout

2010 marks the centennial of the deaths of two notable individuals and the demise of a career for a third. Osman Hamdi Bey is as famous today as an artist and archaeologist as his contemporary, the photographer John Henry Haynes, is obscure. Their colleague, the Assyriologist Hermann Vollrath Hilprecht, remains at best infamous. Their three […]