Mabel Lang

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Mabel Lang
Born (1917-11-12)November 12, 1917
Died July 21, 2010(2010-07-21) (aged 92)
Nationality United States
Alma mater Columbia University
Bryn Mawr College
Scientific career
Fields Classical Greek archaeology
Institutions Bryn Mawr College

Mabel Louise Lang (November 12, 1917[1] – July 21, 2010) was an American archaeologist and scholar of Classical Greek and Mycenaean culture. She served on the faculty of Bryn Mawr College until 1991 and was professor emerita there until her death. She was the author of several books on Classical Greek law and culture, and was a contributor to the deciphering of the Linear B inscriptions found at Pylos.[2] She received her A.B. from Columbia University in 1939 and her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr in 1943. She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1981.[3]

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  1. ^ "Authority Record". The Library of Congress. Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ (Chadwick 1963)
  3. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter L" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved July 25, 2014. 

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