Georg F.L. Sarauw

George L. Sarauw ( born November 12, 1862 in near Vordingborg, on the island of Zealand in Denmark, † February 17, 1928 in Gothenburg, Sweden) was a Danish prehistory.

George L. Sarauw worked as an archaeologist at the National Museum in Copenhagen from 1894. He became in 1912 head of the Prehistory Department of the municipal museum of Gothenburg. In 1912 he coined the term Maglemosian culture for the first Mesolithic culture of the Northern European Lowlands. In 1919 he became a corresponding member of the Berlin Society for Anthropology, Ethnology and Prehistory.

  • Prehistorians
  • Dane
  • Born in 1862
  • Died in 1928
  • Man