Some of the major figures in the development of archaeology at the University of Toronto

Sir Daniel Wilson



President of the

University of


Davidson Black


Discoverer of Peking Man

Derek York


Developer of argon/argon dating method

Joe and Maria Shaw

Minoan archaeologists and excavators of Kommos

Ursula Franklin

Engineer and archaeometallurgist

Jack Holladay

Biblical archaeologist, excavator of Shechem and Gezer

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