Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Uhle, Friedrich Max

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_2427

Basic Biographical Information

Friedrich Max Uhle (1856–1944) (Fig. 1) was born on March 23, 1856, in Dresden (Sachsen) in Northern Germany. Because of his pioneer huge contribution to the Andean archaeology, he is considered by some archaeologists as the “Father of the Peruvian archaeology.”
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Further Reading

  1. Hoeflein, M. 2002. Leben und Werk Max Uhles. Ibero Bibliographien 1. Berlin: Iberoamerikanisches Institut. Preussischer Kulturbesitz.Google Scholar
  2. Kaulicke, P. 1998. Max Uhle y el Antiguo Peru. Lima: Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.Google Scholar
  3. Rowe, J.H. 1954. Max Uhle, 1856–1944. A memoir of the father of Peruvian archaeology (University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 46(1)). Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of PeruLimaPeru