1700s in archaeology
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The decade of the 1700s in archaeology involved some significant events.
- 1709: Near Pompeii, the town of Herculaneum is discovered when attempting to dig a well over the ancient amphitheater.
- 1700: Abraham de la Pryme, "A Letter from the Reverend Mr Abraham de la Pryme, to the Very Reverend Dr G. D. of Y. and F.R.S. concerning Some Roman Antiquities in Lincolnshire", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 22: pp. 561–567
- 1702: Repairs to the Pont du Gard in France are undertaken.
- 1707: 5 December - The Society of Antiquaries of London is founded.
- 1702: April 22 - François Charpentier, French archaeologist (b. 1620)
- 1704: June 12 - Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquary (b. 1671)
- 1709: June 30 - Edward Lhuyd, Welsh antiquary (b. 1660)
- "Herculaneum - ancient city, Italy". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
- Finnegan, R. (2005). Participating in the Knowledge Society: Researchers Beyond the University Walls. Springer. p. 96. ISBN 9780230523043.
- "François CHARPENTIER - Académie française (In French)". www.academie-francaise.fr. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
- "Lhuyd, Edward". Dictionary of Welsh Biography. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
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