Mikhail ARTAMONOV, USSR Archeologist. Director, State Hermitage, since 1951; Professor, since 1935; Head, Chair of Archeology, Leningrad University, since 1949; full member, Polish Academy of Sciences since 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
ARTAMONOV, Mikhail was born in 1898.
During 1920's and 1930's conducted hist, and archeological research into hist, of Khazars and since 1940 into hist, of Scythians and Slavs.