Austin, Reginald Percy

Reference: Ure Museum Archive/Drawer DDate: early 20th CExtent: The Ure Museum holds his correrespondence wtih Percy and Annie Ure from the 1920s-1940s.

Austin was an archaeologist and epigrapher. He studied Classics at University College Reading, and subsequently travelled to Greece as a student at the British School at Athens in the 1920s.  He directed excavations at Haliartos, Greece. Eventually he became Reader in Ancient History at the University of Birmingham. A brief biography of Austin can be found here.

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