1823 in archaeology
The year 1823 in archaeology involved some significant events.
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- January - In a cave on the Gower Peninsula of south Wales, Rev. William Buckland discovers the "Red Lady of Paviland", the first identification of a prehistoric (male) human burial. The bones are discovered with those of the woolly mammoth, proving that the two had coexisted.
- Summer - Smythe's Megalith, a Neolithic tomb, is discovered in Kent, England, and excavated by local antiquarian Clement Smythe.
- Borough Hill Roman villa in the midlands of England is discovered by archaeologist, George Baker.
- The Caergwrle Bowl, a decorated Middle Bronze Age artefact, is discovered in north east Wales.
- The Ormside bowl, a gilded silver Anglo-Saxon double-bowl, dating from the mid-8th century, is found in Great Ormside, Cumbria.
- Aldhouse-Green, Stephen (October 2001). "Great Sites: Paviland Cave". British Archaeology (61). Retrieved 2010-07-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Johns, Ashleigh (22 November 2011). "Borough Hill & Cracks Hill". www.daventrydc.gov.uk. Retrieved 22 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Ormside Bowl". York Museums Trust. Retrieved 15 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)