Henri Lavachery

Henri Lavachery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henri Alfred Lavachery was a Belgian archeologist and ethnologist. In 1934, he became the first professional archaeologist to visit Easter Island, and was later known for his study of its art. He was curator at the Royal Museums of Art and History, and the founder of the Society of Americanists in Belgium.Lavachery was born in Li ge in 1885. He received his doctorate in classical philology from the University of Brussels in 1908. He traveled extensively through Europe and participated in various internships, including one at the Frobenius Institute in Frankfurt, and another in Paris under the direction of Paul Rivet at the Mus e d'Ethnographie du Trocad ro. In 1933, fascinated by the objects created by the Rapa Nui people, Lavachery decided to develop an expedition to Easter Island, with Rivet's support. The expedition took place between July 30, 1934 and January 3, 1935show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136620960
  • 9786136620961