Oscar White Muscarella

Curator, Author

1931 –

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Who is Oscar White Muscarella?

Oscar White Muscarella is an American archaeologist and former research fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he worked for over 40 years before retiring in 2009. His specialty is the antique art and archeology of the Near East, especially ancient Persia. Muscarella is an untiring opponent of robbery excavations, and some regard him as the "conscience of the industry". Dr. Muscarella received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965.

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Born
1931
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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