Wiseman, Donald John

Name

Wiseman, Donald John

Dates

1918 - February 2, 2010

Specialization

Assyriology, Near Eastern and Anatolian Archaeology

Major works

The Alalakh Tablets, London 1953 CCT 5, London 1956 (with S. Smith) Chronicles of Chaldaean Kings (626-556 B.C.) in the British Museum, London 1956 The Vassal-Treaties of Esarhaddon (Iraq 20/1), London 1958 Cylinder Seals of Western Asia, London 1959 Fifty Masterpieces of Ancient Near Eastern Art, London 1960 (with R.D. Barnett) Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum I, London 1962

Remarks

Keeper of Western Asiatic Antiquities, British Museum; from 1962 Professor of Assyriology, University of London. O.B.E. and Fellow of the British Academy.

Bibliography in Worldcat here and here.

Obituary by Alan Millard

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