1964 in archaeology

1964 in archaeology

The year 1964 in archaeology involved some significant events.



* Seibal Harvard University project begins under direction of Gordon R. Willey and A. Ledyard Smith.
* Et-Tell excavations under Joseph Callaway begin (continues through 1970)
* Snaketown by Emil Haury, with assistance from E.B. Sayles, Erik K. Reed, and Irwin and Julian Hayden.
* Ebla excavations by the University of Rome La Sapienza directed by Paolo Matthiae begin



*Getty Victorious Youth in the sea off Fano
*The second trove of Qabala treasures in Azerbaijan.



* Project to move temples of Abu Simbel to prevent their inundation by the Aswan High Dam begins





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