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Arthur Houghton received his bachelor's from Harvard College in 1963 before going on to obtain a master's in Near Eastern studies from the American University of Beirut in 1966 and entering the US foreign service. After earning a master's in fine arts from Harvard University in 1982, he served as the associate curator and head of the Department of Antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum till 1986. Houghton was president of the American Numismatic Society from 1985 to 1989 and has held board memberships with the Baltimore Museum of Art, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Cyprus-American Archaeological Research Institute, and the Corning Museum of Glass, among others. Houghton has published four books and over sixty articles about art and ancient history and economics.