Classical archaeologist 1908-1998, born in Poland, studied at Ecole Francais d'Athenes 1937-38 and received her Ph.D. from Warsaw University in 1939. As the assistant to Prof. K. Michalowski, she organized the ancient art gallery at the Bnational Museum Warsaw where she was curator until 1962 but also excavated at Tell Edfu in Egypt, 1954, followed by field work in the Crimea, 1956-58 and directed the Polish expedition at Palmyra in 1967.
Author of biography: Hanna Szymanska
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