KOSSINNA, Gustaf

KOSSINNA, Gustaf. Tilsit, Ostpreussen (now Sovetsk in Russia) 28.9.1858 — Berlin 20.12.1931. German Archaeologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of a secondary-school teacher, Hermann K., and Natalie Genzmer. After gymnasium in Tilsit studied classics and Germanic philology at Göttingen, Leipzig, Berlin and Strassburg. Ph.D. 1887 Strassburg. In 1887-92 librarian in  Halle,…

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KÖLVER, Bernhard

KÖLVER, Bernhard. Ründeroth near Köln 2.4.1938 — Leipzig 27.11.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Köln, Kiel and Leipzig. Son of a gymnasium teacher, who Participated in WW II and died soon after his return from captivity. Educated in Wertheim, Gummersbach und Fort Myers (Florida). From 1956 studies linguistics, Anglistics, Germanistics and…

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JETTMAR, Karl

JETTMAR, Karl Josef. Vienna 8.8.1918 — Heidelberg 28.3.2002. Austrian Anthropologist in Germany, famous Specialist of North Pakistan. Son of Rudolf J. (1869–1939), an Art Nouveau painter, and Maria Mayer, grew up in Vienna. Studied anthropology at Vienna (i.a. under Heine-Geldern). From 1940 served in army, but was wounded and thus could complete…

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HUTCHINSON, J. Robert

HUTCHINSON, J. Robert. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Canadian Baptist Missionary in India. Perhaps from Nova Scotia. From 1881 worked in Chicacole (Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh). In 1887 returned to Canada, but came back and was there in 1890. Active 1898. Married Publications: “Revised List of Antiquities in the Chicacole Taluq”, MJLS30, 1887-88, 152-159 (Srikakulam…

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HENCKEN, Hugh

HENCKEN, Hugh O’Neill. New York City 8.1.1902 — Cape Cod 31.8.1981.U.S. Archaeologist. Born to an Irish American family, son of Albert Charles Hencken and Mary Creighton Hencken. Studies at Princeton and Cambridge. Ph.D. 1929 Cambridge, in Archaeology. From 1932 to his retirement in 1972 Curator of European archaeology at the Peabody…

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GRAZIOSI, Paolo

GRAZIOSI, Paolo. Florence 2.11.1907 — Florence 1988. Italian Anthropologist and Archaeologist. Son of painter Giuseppe Gr. Studied from 1925 at Florence. From 1936 taught at Università di Firenze, then as Professore di paletnologia e di antropologia in 1944-77. In 1939-53 also taught at Pisa. Participated in excavations in Italy and…

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GIMBUTAS, Marija

GIMBUTAS, Marija (Lith. Marija Gimbutienė, born Marija Birutė Alseikaitė). Vilnius 23.1.1921 — Los Angeles 2.2.1994. Lithuanian Archaeologist in the U.S.A. Professor in Los Angeles. Daughter of two physicians, Danielius Alseika (d. 1936) and Veronika Janulaitytė-Alseikienė. In 1931 the family moved to Kaunas and parents divorced. After gymnasium in Kaunas studied linguistics…

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CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine

CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine. Gaillac 27.11.1875 — Montpellier 19.1.1958. French Traveller, long time in Russian Central Asia (Uzbekistan). Studied in Toulouse. From 1902 teacher of French in Orenburg near Kazakh Steppe, soon started a collection of antiquities. From 1912 in Tashkent actively participated in the intellectual life of the town. Accepted Russian…

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CASAL, Geneviève

CASAL, Geneviève (née Bell). Paris 14.10.1909 — Troyes (Aube) 8.1.2002. French Archaeologist. Wife of —> J.-M. Casal. Studies at Louvre School, where she met her husband. In 1946 they went together to India. About their excavations in India and Pakistan see J.-M. Casal. Publications: Several works together with J.-M. Casal, see…

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CAMMIADE, Louis Aime

CAMMIADE, Louis Aime François. Madras 2.6.1872 — 3.11.1951. British Civil Servant and lay Archaeologist in India. Son of merchant Gilbert Henry C. Graduated 1891 and in law from Middle Temple 1901. In 1895 joined I.C.S. in Madras Presidency, from 1903 Deputy Collector of Tinnevely (Tirunelveli). Called to the bar 1910, from…

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