cj thomsen

Thomsen

[tom-suhn]
noun
Christian Jürgensen [kris-tyahn yoor-guhn-suhn] , 1788–1865, Danish archaeologist.
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Thomsen   (tŏm'sən)  Pronunciation Key 
Danish archaeologist who introduced the three-part system for the chronological classification of prehistoric artifacts, divided into the Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages.
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