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Grace Burkholder papers

Identifier: BUSC-2006-003-1
Overview Grace Burkholder was a school teacher and amateur archaeologist. She lived in Dharan, Saudi Arabia for twenty years (circa 1960-1980) where she worked as a school teacher for ARAMCO (the Saudi Arabian Oil Company). She became famous in the field of Near Eastern archaeology for the significant discoveries she made during her work tenure, often on weekends and in her spare time. Burkholder is credited with finding several Ubaid sites along the Persia Gulf. Among her discoveries were pottery...
Dates: 1960 - 2000