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Thomsen

[tom-suh n]
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  1. Chris·tian Jür·gen·sen [kris-tyahn yoor-guh n-suh n] /ˈkrɪs tyɑn ˈyur gən sən/, 1788–1865, Danish archaeologist.
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Thomsen

[tŏmsən]
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  1. 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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