Furumark, Arne
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Swedish archaeologist. Born Christiania (Oslo) 26. 9. 1903 as Josef Arne Gert F., died Uppsala 6. 10. 1982. Attended economic school; from 1925 studied ancient languages and archaeology Univ. of Uppsala; doctorate 1939. 1939 prof. ext., 1951–1970 prof. ord. in classical archaeology, Uppsala. 1956/57 head of the Swedish Institute at Athens.

Work and influence

F., born to Swedish parents in Norway, at first worked like his father as a businessman in Oslo and London. However, after visiting the British…

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Schallin, Ann-Louise, “Furumark, Arne”, 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 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00251>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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