The decade of the 1670s in archaeology involved some significant events.
- 1673: December 11 - Gray's Inn Lane Hand Axe excavated in London and recognised by John Conyers, the first paleolithic artefact to be identified as having human origins.
- 1674: Two skeletons of children are discovered in the White Tower (Tower of London), believed at this time to be the remains of the Princes in the Tower.
- 1676: The first fossilised bone of what is now known to be a dinosaur is discovered in England by Robert Plot, the femur of a Megalosaurus from a limestone quarry at Cornwell near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.
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