Kurt Bittel

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Kurt Bittel (born 5 July 1907 in Heidenheim an der Brenz, died 30 January 1991 in Heidenheim an der Brenz) was a German prehistorian. As president of the German Archaeological Institute (Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts - DAI) and excavator of the Hittite city of Hattusha in Turkey, as well as an expert on the Celts in Central Europe, he acquired great merit.

Decorations and awards[edit]

State awards


  1. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 519. Retrieved 30 December 2012.