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Petr Petrovich YEFIMENKO

Petr YEFIMENKO, Archeologist; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1945.

Background

  • YEFIMENKO, Petr was born in 1884. Son of Ukrainia ethnographer P. Yefimenko.

  • Education

    • Graduated Kiev University.

    Career

    • 1923, 1925, 1929 conducted archeological excavations along the Don, 1931-1936 in region of Voronezh. 1937 excavated at Telmansk railroad station and proved existence of Paleolithic remains in Russia. Evolved new “stratigraphic” method of analysis.

      1947-1952 Chief Editor, Ukrainia-language journal “Arkheologiya” (Archeology). Until 1955 Director, Institute of Archeology, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.
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