Austrian archeologist; born in Prague Sept. 14, 1868 (Ph.D. Vienna, 1893). In 1893 he was sent for a year by the Austrian government to Italy and Greece; and since that time he has lived in Rome. Besides shorter journeys in 1900 he made an extensive scientific tour through Egypt, Syria, and Asia Minor. In 1898 he was elected corresponding member of the German Archeological Institutes.
Pollak has published: "Zwei Vasen aus der Werkstatt Hierons," Leipsic, 1900; and "Klassische Antike Goldschmiedearbeiten im Besitze Seiner Excellenz A. T. von Nelidow, Kaiserlich Russischen Botschafters in Rom," ib. 1903.