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Lady Hester Stanhope
b.12 Mar 1776
d.23 Jun 1839
  1. Lady Hester Stanhope1776 - 1839
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Name Lady Hester Stanhope
Gender Female
Birth[1] 12 Mar 1776
Death[1] 23 Jun 1839


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Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (12 March 1776 – 23 June 1839) was a British socialite, adventurer and traveler. Her archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in 1815 is considered the first modern excavation in the history of Holy Land archeology. Her use of a medieval Italian document is described as "one of the earliest uses of textual sources by field archaeologists".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Lady Hester Stanhope, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).