Philip P. Betancourt, Ph.D.

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Philip P. Betancourt, Ph.D.

Philip P. Betancourt is an archaeologist and art historian who specializes in the art and culture of the Minoans. He received a PhD in 1970 from the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored over 20 books and numerous articles on the art of the prehistoric periods of Greece. He is has been honored with many awards including an honorary PhD from the University of Athens and the Archaeological Institute of America’s gold medal for lifetime achievement in archaeology.