1894 in archaeology

The year 1894 in archaeology involved some significant events.

List of years in archaeology (table)
In science
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895
1896
1897

ExplorationsEdit

ExcavationsEdit

FindsEdit

PublicationsEdit

  • In the 12th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Cyrus Thomas' detailed report on the Mound Builders demolishes the earlier theory that ancient mounds in the United States were built by a "lost race", and shows they were built by the ancestors of modern Native Americans.

EventsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thompson, M. W. (1977). General Pitt-Rivers: evolution and archaeology in the nineteenth century. Bradford-on-Avon: Moonraker Press. pp. 105–7. ISBN 0-239-00162-1.
  2. ^ Haverfield, F. (1895). "On a milestone of Carausius and other recent Roman finds". Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society. 13: 437.
  3. ^ "Sir Austen Henry Layard - British archaeologist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 17 May 2017.