Hancar, Franz

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Hančar, Franz


Born Feb. 8, 1893, in Vienna; died there July 10, 1968. Austrian archaeologist.

A specialist in many areas, Hančar is the author of many works on the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods and the Bronze and Iron ages in Eurasia, especially the USSR.


“Kaukasus-Luristan.” In the series Eurasia septentrionalis antiqua, vol. 9. Helsinki, 1934.
“Hallstatt-Kaukasus.” Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologic und Prähistorie, 1947, nos. 73-77.
Das Pferd in prähistorischer und früher historischer Zeit. Vienna-Munich, 1955.
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