Contributors to Antropology science : scientists, fossils collectors, museum founders


* The list of fossil found sites depicted on philately items might be not completed. Corrections, update, comments are appreciated.

Prince Albert I of Monaco Prince Albert I of Monaco on stamp from 1949  founder of Institute for Human Paleontology (IPH)  in Paris. The first scientific establishment of this type in the world, the IPH, situated in Paris, came into being in 1910 under the patronage of Prince Albert 1er, as a result of his meeting two of the most famous founders of contemporary prehistoric archaeology, Professor Marcellin Boule and Abbe Henri Breuil. Currently directed by Professor Henry de Lumley, the IPH takes on several missions : to manage extensive prehistoric excavation sites, to carry out  field and laboratory research, to preserve a rich prehistoric heritage, to diffuse and develop scientific culture, to provide facilities for students and researchers. logo

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