- Also known as
Dr David George Hogarth
primary name: Hogarth, David George
- individual; academic/intellectual; British; Male
- Life dates
- Chapel Meadow, Forest Row, Sussex (1908)
- Keeper of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (q.v.) (1909-27) and Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (q.v.); Fellow and later President of Royal Geographical Society (1925-27). In addition to his archaeological activities, Hogarth's knowledge and research into geography and local politics rendered him a great asset to British intelligence and during the First World War he held the rank of Lieutenant-Commander; among his key intelligence officers were T.E. Lawrence (q.v.), C.L. Woolley (q.v.) and R. Campbell Thompson (q.v.).
Publications include: 'Modern and ancient roads in Eastern Asia Minor' (1892); 'A wandering scholar in the Levant' (autobiography, London: John Murray, 1896); 'The Penetration of Arabia. A record of the development of Western knowledge concerning the Arabian peninsula' (London: Alston Rivers, 1905); 'Accidents of an antiquary's life' (autobiography, 1910); 'The wandering scholar' (autobiography, 1925).
Some archive relating to Hogarth is held as part of the Bertram Thomas Papers in the University of Cambridge.
- Dawson & Uphill, 'Who Was Who in Egyptology' (3rd ed revised by M L Bierbrier), London, EES, 1995, pp. 204-205; Nicole Chevalier, 'La recherche archéologique française au moyen-orient 1842-1947', Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations, 2002, p. 226.