CA­ROLE MENDLE­SON

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

A LONG-TERM se­nior cu­ra­tor at the Bri­tish Mu­seum spe­cial­is­ing in Mid­dle East an­tiq­ui­ties, Ca­role Mendle­son, who died in Lon­don last month, also helped pre­pare work for the Cat­a­logue of the Jewish Mu­seum of Lon­don.

She was born Ca­role Nagel in New York City in 1937 but she spent the last 52 years of her life liv­ing and work­ing in Lon­don. Af­ter grad­u­at­ing in history at City Col­lege of New York she worked briefly at the United Na­tions press of­fice be­fore spend­ing a year In Is­rael.

In 1963 she came to Lon­don to study at the In­sti­tute of Ar­chae­ol­ogy of Lon­don Univer­sity. She suc­cess­fully com­pleted the post-grad­u­ate diploma, which also in­volved par­tic­i­pat­ing in ex­ca­va­tions in the UK and Is­rael. She met her fu­ture hus­band, As­tor

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