Boris Farmakovsky

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Boris Farmakovsky (1870, Vyatka — July 29, 1928 near Leningrad) was a Russian archaeologist, who began professional excavations of the ancient Greek colony of Olbia in Ukraine.[1][2]

Farmakovsly served on many archeological commissions and was the curator of antiquities at the Hermitage from 1924-1928. His excavations at Olbia in 1896, 1901–1915, 1924-1926 provided significant insights into the ancient history of South Ukraine.


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