Albert I of Monaco
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.
Latest update 20.02.2018
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