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Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd

Lloyd, Seton Howard Frederick, 1902–96, English archaeologist. Trained originally as an architect, he gained his first archaeological experience in 1928 as a member of the Egypt Exploration Society's expedition to Tell el Amarna. Acting (1930–37) as field supervisor to the Iraq Expedition of the Univ. of Chicago Oriental Institute, he worked at the sites of Tell Asmar and Khafajah. He was (1949–61) director of the British Institute of Archaeology, in Ankara, and (1962–69) professor of archaeology at the Univ. of London. His writings include Ruined Cities of Iraq (1945), Foundations in the Dust (1947), The Art of the Ancient Near East (1961), and Early Highland Peoples of Anatolia (1967).

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