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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 Death of an Archaeologist
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Author's note: John Pendlebury (1904-1941), a British archaeologist who continued the excavations at Knossos (after Sir Arthur Evans) and was in charge of the excavation of Akhenaten’s and Nefertiti’s city, Tel-el-Amarna (Egypt), was wounded then executed by the Nazis for supporting the Cretans in the Battle of Crete, 1941.

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    y separately published work icon Live Encounters Live Encounters : Poetry and Writing : Australia - New Zealand May Denise O'Hagan (editor), 2021 21646497 2021 periodical issue poetry 'When considering the rich and varied stream of submissions from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa, I was struck by how many were so universal and timeless both in theme and style that they transcended any geographical boundaries except perhaps that of our global community. I deliberately elicited a broad sweep of poetic voices, from the emerging to the established to the highly renowned, crowned by the prodigious talent of David Malouf, whom I had the honour of interviewing.' (Denise O'Hagan , Capturing the Spirit: Contemporary poetry from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa, introduction) 2021
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