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Huxley, George Leonard, 1932- (Classical philologist)



Huxley read Classical Philology at Magdalen College, Oxford and became a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford 1955-1961. Assistant Director of the BSA 1956. Professor of Greek at Queen's University, Belfast, 1962-1983.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Mycenae 1952 George Huxley, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/40
Scope and Contents 1952 Excavation Notebook for Prehistoric Cemetery East, primarily graves 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, compiled by George Huxley, who took over the area from Alan Hunter. Daily account of excavation, written in block capitals in pencil, with sketch plans and section drawings, interspersed with long-form summaries of progress to date in ink. Logs a sequential record of baskets and corresponding small finds numbers, recording which small finds were moved to the Apotheke (store room). At close of...
Dates: 1952

Mycenae 1953 Citadel House George Huxley, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/48
Scope and Contents

1953 Site Notebook for the Citadel House area compiled by George Huxley. Daily account of surface clearing activities in the area on r. and pottery and finds notes on v. Includes sketch plans and a short list of two bags of finds placed in Nauplia Museum. On final folio a brief summary of hours spent cataloguing, writing Prehistoric Cemetery East dig summary and box packing.

Dates: 1953

Mycenae 1953 George Huxley, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/49
Scope and Contents 1953 Excavation Notebook for Prehistoric Cemetery East (PCE) compiled by George Huxley. Daily account of excavation with sketch plans and section drawings. Followed by lists of sherds boxed (p.110), photos taken by Huxley (p. 116), readings of Linear B tablets (pp. 117-118), 1950 Prehistoric Cemetery material in Nauplia Museum (p. 122), 1953 PCE objects catalogued (pp. 124-130), carbonised matter boxed (p. 134), official small finds photo list (p. 136), bones boxed (pp. 138-140), objects...
Dates: 1953