Hauser, Walter (1893-1960)

HAUSER, WALTER (1893-1960)

An American archaeologist and architect.  He was born at Middlefield,  Massachusetts,  and was trained as an architect at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the staff of the Metropolitan of New York’s Egyptian expedition, working mainly on the excavations of the dynastic period at DAYR PHOIBAMMON and of the early Coptic period at Oasis. He remained with the Metropolitan for nearly forty years as a librarian and curator of Near Eastern archaeology. He contributed several articles to the Metropolitan Bulletin, of which the most relevant is “The in Kharga Oasis” (Metropolitan Bulletin 27, 1932, pp. 38-50).

  • Dawson, W. R., and E. P. Uphill. Who Was Who in Egyptology, pp. 134-35. London, 1972.

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