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Mr Michael C A Macdonald FBA

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About this Fellow

Languages, scripts, inscriptions, and rock art in ancient Arabia and its environs; ancient literacy and its uses; the history of ancient Arabian cultures and of the ancient Near Eastern nomads

Website: http://krc.orient.ox.ac.uk/krc/index.php/en/staff/101-staff/323-mr-michael-macdonald

Appointments

Current post

  • Research Associate, Faculty of Oriental Studies and Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford; Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford

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