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Arthur Mahler

Arthur Mahler (born August 1, 1871, Prague - died April 5, 1944 in Terezín Ghetto) was a Czech-Austrian archeologist. He was a cousin of composer Gustav Mahler.

After completing his studies at the gymnasium in Prague, he studied the history of art and archeology at the universities of Prague and Vienna (Ph.D.), and in 1902 became privatdozent in archeology at the German university at Prague.

He was a member of the Austrian House of Representatives from 1907 to 1911 for the Jewish National Party.

Arthur Mahler was married to Sophie Mahlerová. Their son, Willy Mahler, died in 1945 in Dachau concentration camp.

Literary works

He has contributed a number of articles to:

  • "Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes"
    (of which institute he is a corresponding member)
  • "Revue Archäologique"
  • "Journal d'Archäologie Numismatique"

He is the author of Polyklet und Seine Schule: ein Beitrag zur Gesch. der Griechischen Plastik (Leipzig, 1902).

He also delivered a series of lectures at the American School for Archeology at Rome.


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