Gaidukevich, Viktor

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Gaidukevich, Viktor Frantsevich


Born Nov. 12 (25), 1904, in St. Petersburg; died Oct. 9, 1966, in Kerch’. Soviet archaeologist, specialist in the classical archaeology of the Northern Black Sea Region; doctor of historical sciences (1950).

Gaidukevich became a professor at Leningrad State University in 1953. He took part in excavations at Phanagoria, Tiritaca, Myrmekion, Iluratum, Cytaca, and Chersonesus; in 1934 he became head of the Bosporan expedition. His major works were devoted to the economic history of the Bosporan state.


Bosporskoe tsarstvo. Moscow-Leningrad, 1949.
“Vinodelie na Bospore.” In Materialy i issledovaniia po arkheologii SSSR, vol. 85. Moscow-Leningrad, 1958.
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