1760s in archaeology

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The decade of the 1760s in archaeology involved some significant events.



  • Formal excavations continue at Pompeii.
  • 1757: Rev. Bryan Faussett begins excavations at Anglo-Saxon cemeteries in Kent, England.



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  3. ^ "Samuel Lysons". nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "William Smith - British geologist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 8 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Georges Cuvier". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Anne-Claude-Philippe de Tubières, count de Caylus". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "Johann Winckelmann - German art historian". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
Preceded by
1750s in archaeology
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Succeeded by
1770s in archaeology