Pallottino, Massimo
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Italian classical archaeologist and Etruscologist. Born Rome 9. 11. 1909, died there 7. 2. 1995. 1931 Graduated (laurea) with a thesis on ancient Tarquinia, at Univ. Sapienza in Rome. 1933–1940 worked for antiquities service in Rome. From 1938 director of the Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia; 1937–1940 prof. of Etruscology at Rome. 1939/40 excavations at Veii and Cerveteri. 1941–1945 prof. ord. in archaeology and Graeco-Roman art history at Cagliari. 1941/42 excavations on Sa…

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Colonna, Giovanni, “Pallottino, Massimo”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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