Twenty-five years of Mesopotamian discovery(1932-1956) by Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan

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Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. Sir Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan, CBE (6 May – 19 August ) was a prominent British archaeologist, specialising in ancient Middle Eastern mater: New College, Oxford.

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Parpola, S. and K. Watanabe, Neo-Assyrian Treaties and Loyalty Oaths (State Archives of Assyria 2), Helsinki: Helsinki University Press. An account of Mallowan’s work can be also found in his book Twenty-five Years of Mesopotamian Discovery (). In Agatha Christie died and a year later Mallowan married his long-standing mistress, Barbara Hastings Parker.

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