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October 2019

Symposium on the Occasion of the Helene J. Kantor Centennial

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Keynote Lecture 2019-10-4 6:30pm-8pm
UPenn Museum
3260 South St
Philadelphia, 19104 United States

Helene J. Kantor (July 15, 1919-January 13, 1993) was one of the last of the great generalists of the ancient world. She studied under Henri Frankfort at the University of Chicago and completed her Ph.D. in 1945. She accepted a Research Assistant appointment in the Oriental Institute that same year and became Assistant Professor in 1951, becoming Professor in 1963. She published articles and papers and taught classes in Iranian art and archaeology, Mesopotamian art and architecture, art and architecture…

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Symposium on the Occasion of the Helene J. Kantor Centennial

October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Keynote Lecture 2019-10-4 6:30pm-8pm
UPenn Museum
3260 South St
Philadelphia, 19104 United States

Helene J. Kantor (July 15, 1919-January 13, 1993) was one of the last of the great generalists of the ancient world. She studied under Henri Frankfort at the University of Chicago and completed her Ph.D. in 1945. She accepted a Research Assistant appointment in the Oriental Institute that same year and became Assistant Professor in 1951, becoming Professor in 1963. She published articles and papers and taught classes in Iranian art and archaeology, Mesopotamian art and architecture, art and architecture…

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