Andrae, Walter
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German architectural historian and archaeologist of the ancient Near East. Born Ernst Walter A. on 18. 2. 1875 in Anger near Leipzig, died 28. 7. 1956 in Berlin. 1894–1898 studied architecture at Technische Hochschule Dresden; 1898–1903 excavation assistant at Baalbek and Babylon; 1903–1914 excavation director at Aššur. 1908 doctorate at Dresden; 1921 curator at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. 1922 habil. at Berlin; 1923 lecturer at Technische Hochschule Berlin; 1928–1950 Director of…

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Matthes, Olaf, “Andrae, Walter”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00016>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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