Claude F. A. Schaeffer

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Claude Frédéric-Armand Schaeffer (1898–1982)[1] was a French archeologist, born in Strasbourg, who led the French excavation team that began working on the site of Ugarit, the present day Minet el-Beida in 1929, leading to the uncovering of the Ugaritic religious texts.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography of Claude F. A. Schaeffer
  2. ^ http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/612669/Ugarit ; "Claude Schaeffer", in Je m'appelle Byblos, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, H & D, 2005, p.256-257.