1979 in archaeology


1979 in archaeology

The year 1979 in archaeology involved some significant events.

Explorations

*

Excavations

* Hengistbury Head by Barry Cunliffe (continues to 1984).

Finds

Publications

Births

Deaths

* August 25: Alberto Ruz Lhuillier, discoverer of the tomb of Pacal the Great at Palenque
* Yang Zhongjian, father of Chinese vertebrate paleontology, buried at Peking Man Site in Zhoukoudian, China


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Archaeology in Lebanon — History Up until late Ottoman times there were no official institutions aimed at protecting archaeological sites in Lebanon. Western powers and the Ottoman officials acquired many archaeological artifacts which were shipped out of Lebanon and… …   Wikipedia

  • ARCHAEOLOGY — The term archaeology is derived from the Greek words archaios ( ancient ) and logos ( knowledge, discourse ) and was already used in ancient Greek literature in reference to the study of ancient times. In its modern sense it has come to mean the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Archaeology and the Book of Mormon — Part of a series on The Book of Mormon …   Wikipedia

  • 1979 in music — List of years in music (Table) … 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 •    1976 • 1977 • 1978 – 1979 – 1980 • 1981 • 1982 •    1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • …   Wikipedia

  • 1979 — This article is about the year 1979. For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). Millennium: 2nd millennium Centuries: 19th century – 20th century – 21st century Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – …   Wikipedia

  • 1979 in film —             List of years in film       (table) … 1969 .  1970 .  1971 .  1972  . 1973  . 1974  . 1975 … 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 …  …   Wikipedia

  • Experimental archaeology — employs a number of different methods, techniques, analyses, and approaches in order to generate and test hypotheses or an interpretation, based upon archaeological source material, like ancient structures or artifacts. [Experimental archaeology… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 1979 — 1979 U.S. and Canadian Fellows= * Irving Martin Abella, Professor of History, York University: 1979. * Vito Acconci, Artist, Brooklyn, New York: 1979. * Nina Agabian, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington: 1979. * Jeffrey… …   Wikipedia

  • Biblical archaeology — Part of a series on The Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Industrial archaeology — Industrial archaeology, like other branches of archaeology, is the study of material culture from the past, but with a focus on industry. Strictly speaking, industrial archaeology includes sites from the earliest times (such as prehistoric copper …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.