James Rignall Wheeler
(15 Feb 1859 - 9 Feb 1918)
Science Quotes by James Rignall Wheeler (1 quote)
If any layman were to ask a number of archaeologists to give, on the spur of the moment, a definition of archaeology, I suspect that such a person might find the answers rather confusing. He would, perhaps, sympathize with Socrates who, when he hoped to learn from the poets and artisans something about the arts they practised, was forced to go away with the conviction that, though they might themselves be able to accomplish something, they certainly could give no clear account to others of what they were trying to do.
— James Rignall Wheeler