Irving Finkel Net Worth

Irving Finkel Net Worth is
$3 Million

Irving Finkel Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Irving L. Finkel (born 1951) is a British archaeologist and Assyriologist. He is currently the Assistant Keeper of Ancient Mesopotamian script, languages and cultures in the Department of Middle East in the British Museum, where he specialises in cuneiform inscriptions on tablets of clay from ancient Mesopotamia.Finkel earned a PhD in Assyriology from the University of Birmingham with a dissertation on Babylonian exorcistic spells against demons. He then spent three years as a Research Fellow at the University of Chicago Oriental Institute. In 1976 he returned to the UK, and he was appointed as Assistant Keeper in the Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities at the British Museum, where he was (and remains) responsible for curating the museum's collection of cuneiform tablets.In addition to his work on cuneiform tablets, Finkel studies the history of board games, and is on the Editorial Board of Board Game Studies. Finkel has also written a number of works of fiction for adults and children, and founded the Great Diary Project, a project to preserve the diaries of ordinary people. He is an Honorary Member of the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity of the University of Birmingham and a Council Member of the Anglo-Israel Archaeology Society.In 2014, Finkel's discovery of a cuneiform tablet that contained a Flood narrative similar to that of the story of Noah's Ark, described in his book The Ark Before Noah, was widely reported in the news media.

Date Of Birth1951-01-01
EducationUniversity of Birmingham


Nova2015TV Series documentary consultant - 1 episode


Nova2015TV Series documentaryHimself
La grande librairie2015TV SeriesHimself
Secret History2014TV Series documentary
Order & Disorder2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - British Museum
Fry's Planet Word2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Keeper of the Department of Assyriology, British Museum
East to West2011TV Series documentaryHimself
The Naked Archaeologist2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Timewatch2010TV Series documentaryHimself - British Museum
The Truth Behind: The Ark2010TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Dr. Irving Finkel)
Games Britannia2009TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Curator of Board Games, The British Museum / Himself - The British Museum
Masterpieces of the British Museum2006TV Series documentaryHimself - Curator, The British Museum
Mind Games2003-2006TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain / Himself
Beat the Nation2004TV SeriesHimself

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The Drunken Peasants2014TV SeriesHimself

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