Carl Blegen

Archaeologist, Author

1887 – 1971

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Who was Carl Blegen?

Carl William Blegen was an American archaeologist who worked on the site of Pylos in modern-day Greece and Troy in modern-day Turkey. He directed the University of Cincinnati excavations of the mound of Hisarlik, the site of Troy, from 1932 to 1938.

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Born
Jan 27, 1887
Minneapolis
Also known as
  • Carl William Blegen
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Employment
  • University of Cincinnati
Lived in
  • Minnesota
Died
Aug 24, 1971
Athens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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