1802 in archaeology
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The year 1802 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Vivant Denon - Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte pendant les campagnes du général Bonaparte; includes first publication of the Dendera zodiac.
- Johann Jahn - Biblische Archäologie.
- The Rosetta Stone arrives at the British Museum and first goes on public display.
- Georg Friedrich Grotefend makes the first decipherment of cuneiform.
- Juan Galindo, explorer and writer of early accounts of the ruins of the Maya civilization (d. 1839).