The life and works of Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell (1868-1926), the British archaeologist, writer and government official who founded an archaeological museum in Baghdad and became Iraq's Director of Antiquities.
Gertrude Bell 'From Amurath to Amurath' (Near East, Syria & Iraq)
Text of 'Amurath to Amurath' from Gertrude Bell's journey through Greater Syria to Iraq.
The Gertrude Bell Project
University of Newcastle upon Tyne Library has undertaken a 4 year project to check and complete the transcription of the manuscripts, to recatalogue and digitise the photographs, and to build a WWW for the finished archive.
Miss Bell's Lines in the Sand
She was an archaeologist, a linguist and the greatest woman mountaineer of her age. And in Baghdad in 1921 she drew the boundaries of the country that became Iraq. From The Guardian.
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