1955 in archaeology

The year 1955 in archaeology involved some significant events.

List of years in archaeology (table)
In science
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958

ExplorationsEdit

  • Thor Heyerdahl organizes the Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island (continues to 1956).
  • Start of extensive discoveries at the Anglo-Saxon cemetery on Loveden Hill in Lincolnshire, England.[1]

ExcavationsEdit

PublicationsEdit

FindsEdit

AwardsEdit

MiscellaneousEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Historic England (2015). "Monument No. 325833". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  2. ^ "Offa's Dyke: A Field Survey of the Western Frontier-Works of Mercia in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries A.D." British Academy. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  3. ^ Tobias, P. V. (2006). "Homo habilis—A Premature Discovery: Remembered by One of Its Founding Fathers, 42 Years Later". The First Humans – Origin and Early Evolution of the Genus Homo. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 7–15. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-9980-9_2. ISBN 978-1-4020-9980-9.
  4. ^ Rix, Michael (October 1955). "Industrial Archaeology". The Amateur Historian. U.K. 2 (8): 225–9.
  5. ^ "Papers of Edward Thurlow Leeds". nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Keiller, Alexander (1889-1955), businessman and archaeologist". nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Nash-Williams, Victor Erle". The National Library of Wales - Dictionary of Welsh Biography. Retrieved 13 November 2017.