1720s in archaeology
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The decade of the 1720s in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Formal excavations continue at Pompeii.
- 1723: Roman inscribed stone found in Chichester, England.
- 1727: Gilt bronze head from cult statue of Sulis Minerva from the Temple at Bath, England, found by workmen excavating a sewer.
- 1723: Antoine de Jussieu publishes De l'Origine et des usages de la Pierre de Foudre on the origins of fossils, prehistoric stone tools and meteorites.
- 1721: Nicholas Revett (d. 1804)
- 1726: October 12 - Pierre Henri Larcher (d. 1812)
- 1729: 25 September - Christian Gottlob Heyne, German archaeologist (d. 1812)
- "Les pierres de foudre". Retrieved 2011-10-18.
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