life and work
Jean Nougayrol studied at the University of Toulouse and turned to the cuneiform languages under Georges Boyer . In 1935 he received a scholarship at the École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem , where he studied with Félix-Marie Abel and Louis-Hugues Vincent . From 1936 he studied at the Collège de France with Charles Fossey , whose successor as Directeur d'Études at the École pratique des hautes études he became in 1938. From 1947 to 1960 he was a curator at the Département des Antiquités Orientales of the Louvre .
- Paul Garelli : Jean Nougayrol . In: Revue d'Assyriologie et d'Archéologie orientale. Vol. 69 (1975), , pp. 1-4.
- André Parrot : Jean Nougayrol. In: Encyclopaedia universalis.
- Literature by and about Jean Nougayrol in the SUDOC catalog (Association of French University Libraries)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||French Assyriologist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th February 1900|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Toulouse|
|DATE OF DEATH||23rd January 1975|