1975 in archaeology

1975 in archaeology

The year 1975 in archaeology involved some significant events.




* Five year project at Quiriguá begins, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania, the National Geographic Society, and the government of Guatemala.
* National Museum of Korea and related institutions begin archaeological excavations at Songguk-ri, a prehistoric village that serves as the type-site for the material culture of the Middle Mumun Pottery Period in Korea (excavations continue periodically until late 1990s).


* Cacaxtla murals.


The discovery of Ciudad Perdida is announced by the government of Colombia.





* September 9 - J. Eric S. Thompson, archaeologist, student of the Maya civilization

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