1876 in archaeology
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The year 1876 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- The "Mask of Agamemnon" found at Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann. Later in the year Schliemann supposedly telegraphs a Greek newspaper "I have gazed on the face of Agamemnon".
- October - Excavations by John Clayton in Coventina's Well at Carrawburgh on Hadrian's Wall yield at least 13,400 Roman coins.
- March 19 - John Marshall, English Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India (died 1958).
- May 5 - John Garstang, English archaeologist of the Near East (died 1956).
- Schliemann, Heinrich (1878). Mykena.
- "The Mask of Agamemnon: An Example of Electroformed Reproduction of Artworks Made by E. Gilliéron in the Early Twentieth Century". The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- "Behind the Mask of Agamemnon - Archaeology Magazine Archive". archive.archaeology.org. Archived from the original on 29 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- Allason-Jones, Lindsay; McKay, Bruce (1985). Coventina's Well: a shrine on Hadrian's Wall. Hexham: Trustees of the Clayton Collection. ISBN 0-946897-05-0.
- "Thousand miles nile - Egyptology". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- "Sir John Hubert Marshall (Biographical details)". britishmuseum.org. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- "John Garstang". Britannica.com. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- "Smith, George 1840-1876". worldcat.org. Retrieved 16 May 2017.