Robert Braidwood



Age: 95


Summary: archeologist known for uncovering evidence of the beginnings of agriculture in the Middle East, including finding the oldest known copper tools and piece of cloth (both more than 9,000 years old), and who authored several books including Prehistoric Men and Excavations in the Plain of Antioch.



Cause of Death: Pneumonia


Born: July 29, 1907


Died: January 15, 2003


Location: Chicago, Illinois