Massow, Wilhelm von

Full Name: 
Massow, Wilhelm von
Year Born: 
1891
Year Died: 
1949
Place Born: 
Posen, Prussia; [present day, Poznań, Poland]
Home Country: 
Germany
Overview: 
Specialist in late classical Roman art, particularly that found in Roman-occupied Germany. Curator at the Berlin Museum, 1927-1935, where he oversaw the reconstruction of the Pergamon altar and the Milet market tower. Transferred to the Rheinische Landesmuseum in Trier in 1935 due to political reasons. Removed from his post in 1945 by the Allied occupation forces through denazification proceedings.
Selected Bibliography: 
Römische Grabmäler der Mosellande und der angrenzenden Gebiete II. 1932.
Sources: 
Archäologenbildnisse: Porträts und Kurzbiographien von Klassichen Archäologen deutscher Sprache. Reinhard Lullies, ed. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1988: 256-257.