Denis Buzy

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Denis Buzy
Born 22 March 1883
Died 21 May 1965
Nationality French
Fields Archaeology
Known for Excavation of Wadi Tahuna in 1928

Denis Buzy (born at Bénéjacq 22 March 1883; died at Bethlehem 21 May 1965) was a French archaeologist who excavated the Tahunian culture at Wadi Tahuna near Bethlehem in 1928.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Buzy was a Betharram Father and in 1933 published the Life of St. John the Baptist, the forerunner of our Lord.[8]


  1. ^ Avi Gopher (November 1994). Arrowheads of the neolithic Levant: a seriation analysis. Eisenbrauns. pp. 12–. ISBN 978-0-931464-76-8. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Buzy, Denis., Une Industrie Mesolithique en Palestine, In : Revue biblique, ISSN 0035-0907, vol.37 1 4, pp. 558–578, Planches XXVII-XXXI, 1928.
  3. ^ Moore, A.M.T. (1978). The Neolithic of the Levant, Neolithic Palestinian Tahunian. Oxford University, Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis. pp. Selected Excerpt on the Tahunian Period. 
  4. ^ Albright, W. F., Recent progress in the late prehistory of Palestine - Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1931.
  5. ^ Banning, E.B., The Neolithic period: Triumphs of architecture, agriculture, and art, Near Eastern Archaeology, American schools of Oriental Research, 1998.
  6. ^ Braidwood, L., Notes on the Flint Implements of Tabbat Al-Hammām, Institut Francais du Proche-Orient, Syria, 1940
  7. ^ Wendell Stephen Reilly; Catholic Biblical Association of America (1964). The Catholic Biblical quarterly. Catholic Biblical Association of America. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  8. ^ BOOKS RECEIVED, The Manchester Guardian; 31 October 1933