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Thomsen

[ tom-suhn ]
/ ˈtɒm sən /
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Chris·tian Jür·gen·sen [kris-tyahn -yoor-guhn-suhn], /ˈkrɪs tyɑn ˈyur gən sən/, 1788–1865, Danish archaeologist.

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Thomsen
[ tŏmsən ]
Christian Jürgensen 1788-1865

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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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