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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2017-03-02
1931-1935
Creator:
Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958
Extent: 4 linear feet
In 1931, Bert Hodge Hill was commissioned to direct the excavation on Cyprus. He surveyed the site in May and June of that year, beginning formal excavations in September 1931. Dorothy H. Cox assisted him. Excavations needed to cease in 1932 due to financial difficulties. Despite this, analysis of the vast amounts of pottery unearthed and publication of the initial findings was begun by Virginia Grace of the Penn Museum. in the Spring of 1934, Hill traveled to Kourion with George H. McFadden as a contributing researcher. Excavations continued there until 1953, when McFadden passed away. The important sites included Sotira, Bamboula, Kaloriziki and Kourion. The Lapithos, Cyprus expedition records consist of correspondnece, field notes and notebooks, reports, catalogues, inventories, maps, drawings and photographs.
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Lapithos, Cyprus Expedition records
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Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958
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PU-Mu. 1049
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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4 linear feet
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1931-1935
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In 1931, Bert Hodge Hill was commissioned to direct the excavation on Cyprus. He surveyed the site in May and June of that year, beginning formal excavations in September 1931. Dorothy H. Cox assisted him. Excavations needed to cease in 1932 due to financial difficulties. Despite this, analysis of the vast amounts of pottery unearthed and publication of the initial findings was begun by Virginia Grace of the Penn Museum. in the Spring of 1934, Hill traveled to Kourion with George H. McFadden as a contributing researcher. Excavations continued there until 1953, when McFadden passed away. The important sites included Sotira, Bamboula, Kaloriziki and Kourion. The Lapithos, Cyprus expedition records consist of correspondnece, field notes and notebooks, reports, catalogues, inventories, maps, drawings and photographs.
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1930s
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Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958 Cox, Dorothy Hannah, b. 1893- Grace, Virginia R., b.1901-d.1994 Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958 Jayne, Horace H.F., 1898-1975 Johnson, Jotham, 1905-1967
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