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Jan Kazimierz Jaskanis

archaeologist , museologist

Jan Kazimierz Jaskanis, archaeologist, museologist. Recipient honorary membership Slavo-Baltiska Sällskapet, 1976, special prize Voivode Bialystok Province, 1980, 1st prize Minister Culture and Arts, 1987, Professor Krzysztof Dabrowski prize Polish Archeological and Numismatic Society, 1984.


Jaskanis, Jan Kazimierz was born on July 19, 1932 in Lublin, Loco, Poland.


Bachelor, University Warsaw, Poland, 1953. Doctor, University Warsaw, Poland, 1971. Master of Arts in Archaeology, University Poznan, Poland, 1955.


Chief archeologist Bialystok (Poland) Voivodeship, conservator archeological monuments Office for Protection of History Monuments, 1955-1964, District Regional Museum, Bialystok, 1965-1974. Director District Museum, 1974-1980, State Archeological Museum, Warsaw, since 1980. Associate professor Bialystok branch Warsaw University, 1974-1977.


  • Author: The Burial Rite of the West Balts in the Late Ancient, 1974. Editor-in-chief: (museum yearbook) Rocznik Bialostocki, since 1967, Publications of State Archeological Museum, since 1981. Contributor over 120 articles to scholarly journals.


Councillor Provincial Council Voivodeship, Bialystok, 1969-1981. Chairman Committee Polish Archeological Museum's, Warsaw, since 1988, Science Society Bialystok, 1974-1982. Board directors Polish national committee International Council Museum's, Warsaw, since 1986.

Active Association Polish Museum's.


Józef and Wladyslawa (Sowinska) J. Married Danuta Wadecka, October 9, 1952. 1 child, Pawel-Olaf.

Danuta Wadecka

Pawel-Olaf Jaskanis