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2004.24 (I)

Peabody Museum Excavations in Morocco, 1939-1947, negatives: A Finding Aid

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Peabody Museum Archives
Call No.: 2004.24 (I)
Repository: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University
Title: Peabody Museum Excavations in Morocco, negatives
Date(s): 1939-1947
Quantity: 334 images
Abstract: This negative collection documents the Peabody Museum excavation activity at Cape Ashakar, located 9 km west of Tangier. The images capture the excavation of the High Cave and include images of the dig, crew and artifacts. The images may be viewed at http://pmem.unix.fas.harvard.edu:8080/peabody/

Processing supervised by:

India Spartz Senior Archivist; 2011

Conditions Governing Access:

unrestricted.

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Historical Sketch

Cape Ashakar, located 9 km west of Tangier, was excavated by a variety of people between 1939-1947. Bruce Howe was a member of the excavation team of 1947 and he was responsible for publishing the findings in The Palaeolithic of Tangier, Morocco: Excavtions at Cape Ashakar, 1939-1947. (ASPR, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Bulletin No. 22).

Scope and Content Note:

This negative collection documents the Peabody Museum excavation activity at Cape Ashakar, located 9 km west of Tangier. The images capture the excavation, work crew and artifacts. The negatives have been digitized through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Images can be viewed at the Peabody Museum's Collections Online website at: http://pmem.unix.fas.harvard.edu:8080/peabody/
Search by Peabody number begins with 2004.24 and geography contains Ashakar.

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