Jiri Neústupný

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Neústupný, Jiři


Born Sept. 22, 1905, in Plzeň. Czechoslovak archaeologist.

In 1925, Neústupný became a staff member of the prehistoric section of the National Museum in Prague; he subsequently became head of the prehistoric section. His principal works are on prehistoric archaeology, primarily the Stone Age, and on museology.


Pravĕk lidstva. Prague, 1946.
Studies on the Eneolithic Plastic Arts. Prague, 1956.
Czechoslovakia Before the Slavs. London, 1961. (With E. Neýstupny.)
Pervobytnaia istoriia Luzhitsy. Prague, 1947.
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