Born Dec. 25, 1900, in Chocnějovice. Czechoslovakian archaeologist. Academician of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1955).
In 1963, Filip became director of the Archaeological Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. His major works deal with the archaeology and early history of Central Europe and the Celts.
WORKSKel’tskaia tsivilizatsiia i ee nasledie. Prague, 1961. (Translated from Czech.)
Filip, J., comp. Enzyklopädisches Handbuch zur Ur- und Frühgeschichte Europas, vols. 1–2. Prague, 1966–69. (Bibliography pp. 359–60.)