Arthur Milchhöfer

Arthur Milchhöfer (* 21. March 1852 in Schirwindt, East Prussia; † 7. December 1903 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein) was a German archaeologist. 1895 he became full professor for archaeology in Kiel.

Milchhöfer assumed a bronze-temporal advanced culture on the island Crete, which had subjected the Greek mainland in the time before Troja also as the first. After the mythischen king Minos from the Theseus - it called legend it “Minoi culture “, a term of the late by the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans was taken up and coined/shaped, after these 1900 with excavations in Knossós began.

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