1884 in archaeology
The year 1884 in archaeology involved some significant events.
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- October - Augustus Pitt Rivers begins excavation of the Romano-British settlement site on Woodcutts Common, on his Cranborne Chase estate in Dorset.
- Tanis, Egypt: the first excavation conducted by Flinders Petrie.
- Excavations at the Oracle of Apollo on Ptoion are begun by the French School at Athens.
- Winter - First burials of the Remedello culture.
- Pitt Rivers Museum established by donation of Augustus Pitt Rivers' anthropological and archaeological collections to the University of Oxford.
- The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology established at the University of Cambridge. When opened, the museum is known as the Cambridge Antiquarian Library and Museum.
- Sebire, Heather (2009). "The Lukis family of Guernsey and antiquarian pursuits in Scotland". Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. 139: 123–166.
- Thompson, M. W. (1977). General Pitt-Rivers: evolution and archaeology in the nineteenth century. Bradford-on-Avon: Moonraker Press. p. 96. ISBN 0-239-00162-1.
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- "Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: report on the papers of archaeologists and anthropologists". www.nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Roy Chapman Andrews". Britannica.com. Retrieved 2017-05-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Davidson Black - Canadian anthropologist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2017-05-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)