Meshorer, Yaakov
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Israeli classical archaeologist and numismatist. Born Jerusalem 14. 8. 1935, died there 23. 6. 2004. 1960–1966 studied at Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, taking a BA in archaeology and Jewish history, an MA in classical archaeology and a PhD (1971) in numismatics. 1969–1993 curator of the numismatics department of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1975–1982 and 1990–1996 chief curator of the archaeological wing there. 1983 prof. of numismatics at …

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Krmnicek, Stefan, “Meshorer, Yaakov”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 15 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00474>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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