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Bushnell, Geoffrey Hext Sutherlandlocked

MA, PhD, FBA 1970

Born 31 May 1903; s of Rev. G. D. S. Bushnell and Mildred Mary (née Earle); m 1936, Patricia Louise Egerton Ruck; four s; died 26 Dec. 1978

Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, since 1963; author; Curator, University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, 1948–70, retd; Reader in New World Archaeology, 1966–70, now Emeritus


Wellington; Downing Coll., Cambridge


Geologist, Anglo-Ecuadorian Oilfields Ltd, in Ecuador, 1926–38. Served War: Lincolnshire Regt, 1940, RE 1941–46, Major 1946. Asst Curator, Cambridge Univ. Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1947; Curator, 1948; FSA 1934, Vice-Pres., 1961–65. Mem., Cathedrals Advisory Cttee, 1955–; Trustee, Historic Churches Preservation Trust, 1964–. Comendador, Al Mérito of Ecuador, 1971


Archaeology of the Santa Elena Peninsula, SW Ecuador, 1951; Ancient American Pottery (with A. Digby), 1955; Peru (Ancient Peoples and Places), 1956, 2nd edn 1963; Ancient Arts of the Americas, 1965; The First Americans, 1968


Gardening, visiting ancient buildings


4 Wordsworth Grove, Cambridge CB3 9HH

Cambridge 59539