Russian antiquarian and archaeologist. In 1864 he organized the Imperial Russian Archaeological Society and in 1869 he organized the first archaeological congress. During the 1850s he excavated at Chersonese and in 1877 excavated the Upper Palaeolithic site at Karacharovo on the Oka River.
A. L. Mongait [trans. M. W. Thompson], 1961, Archaeology in the USSR. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 68