Jan Filip

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Filip, Jan


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.


Kel’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.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Other prominent Italian collectors included Giuseppe Baldassarri (1704-1785) at the University of Siena; Biagio Bartalini (1750?-1822), also of the University of Siena (and whose 5,974 mineral specimens were purchased by the University after his death); Giovanni Zannichelli (1662-1729), whose Museo Zannichelliano in Venice specialized in minerals and fossils; Count Marco Antonio Corniani degli Algarotti (1768-1845), a Venetian mining expert; the Marquis Ippolito Durazzo (1754-1818) in Genoa, who supplied mineral specimens to Charles Greville; and Jan Filip Carosi (1744-1799), a naturalist and mineralogist who became Director of all mining in Poland and curator of the Royal Polish Natural History Cabinet.
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