Roland de Mecquenem (archaeologist)

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Roland de Mecquenem
Earthenware cup with metallic lustre and opaque glaze, overglaze painted, 9th century excavated by Roland de Mecquenem in Susa, 1921.
Earthenware cup with metallic lustre and opaque glaze, overglaze painted, 9th century excavated by Roland de Mecquenem in Susa, 1921.
Born 1877
Died 1957
Nationality French
Occupation archaeologist
Known for Discovering first known envelope

Roland de Mecquenem (1877–1957) was a French archaeologist who took part in the excavations of Susa in Iran.[1][2] He was a graduate of the Ecole des Mines.

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  1. ^ Martinez-Sève, Laurianne (January 6, 2005, Last updated July 20, 2004). "Mecquenem, Roland de". Encyclopaedia Iranica, Online Edition. Retrieved August 14, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Ralph Millard, ed. (2000). Dictionary of the Ancient Near East. p. 73. Retrieved August 14, 2011. 

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