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Murdoch Smith, Sir Robertlocked

(b Kilmarnock, Aug 18, 1835; d Edinburgh, July 3, 1900).
  • S. J. Vernoit

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Scottish soldier, archaeologist, diplomat and collector of Iranian art. He was educated at Glasgow University, and in 1855 he obtained a commission in the Royal Engineers. The following year he joined the expedition of Charles Newton to Halikarnassos, which resulted in the discovery of the Mausoleum and the acquisition of its sculptures for the ...

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