Obituary: Sir John Boardman (1927-2024)

Sir John Boardman OBE FBA Hon RA, Emeritus Lincoln Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford and an Honorary Fellow of the Magdalene College Cambridge for 40 years, was not just the pre-eminent scholar of Archaeology and Ancient Greece, he also proved to be a remarkable friend to the antiquities trade and collecting.

Sir John, who died on May 24, aged 96, published numerous notable works, including The Greeks Overse…

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