1900 in archaeology


1900 in archaeology

Explorations

Excavations

* March 16: Arthur Evans purchases Knossos and soon after begins excavations
* University of Pennsylvania excavations at Nippur conclude (began in 1888)

Publications

Finds

*Dr. James K. Hampson documents find of the Island 35 Mastodon skeleton
*October: Greek sponge divers discover the Antikythera wreck

Awards

Miscellaneous

Births

Deaths

* May 4: Augustus Pitt Rivers, ethnologist & archaeologist

ee also

* list of years in archaeology
* 1899 in archaeology
* 1901 in archaeology


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