Siegfried Horn

(1908-1993). Archaeologist. A native of Germany, Horn received his college training in Germany, England (where he studied under Lynn H. Wood), and Walla Walla College. He then served as a minister in Holland (1930-1932), and as a missionary in Java and Sumatra (1932-1940). During World War II he was interned in Sumatra and India for six and a half years, during which he studied ancient languages, as well as biblical, historical, and archaeological subjects in which he was especially interested. After the war he took up graduate studies at the SDA Theological Seminary under Wood, and at Johns Hopkins University under W. F. Albright. Transferring to the University of Chicago, he was granted a Ph.D. degree in Egyptology in March 1951, with a dissertation entitled “Relations Between Egypt an...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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