Ferenc Tompa

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Tompa, Ferenc


Born Jan. 6, 1893, in Budapest; died there Feb. 9,1945. Hungarian archaeologist.

Tompa became a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1935 and was a professor at the University of Budapest from 1938 to 1945. Tompa’s main works dealt with the Stone and Bronze ages and the periodization of Bronze Age cultures in present-day Hungary.


“A neolithikum Bodrogkeresztúron.” Archaeologiai Ěrtesilö, 1927, no. 41.
Die Bandkeramik in Ungarn: Die Bukkerund die Theiss-Kultur. (Archaeologia Hungarica, nos. 5–6.) Budapest, 1929.
25 Jahre Urgeschichtsforschung in Ungarn: Bericht der romisch-germanischen Komission. Berlin, 1937.
A bronzkori kultúra kialakulása Magyarországon. Budapest, 1937.
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