1880 in archaeology

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The year 1880 in archaeology involved some significant events.




  • The foundations of a convent, first erected in 670, discovered at Minster in Kent.[2]
  • Varvakeion Athena.
  • The mandible of a Neanderthal child is discovered in a secure context in Šipka cave in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (modern-day Czech Republic) associated with cultural debris including hearths, Mousterian tools and bones of extinct animals.





  1. ^ Schliemann, Heinrich (1881). Orchomenos: Bericht über meine Ausgrabungen in Böotischen Orchomenos. Leipzig. 
  2. ^ "Minster". The Cornishman (122). 11 November 1880. p. 5. 
  3. ^ "A numismatic index to the "Journal of Hellenic Studies", 1880-1969, by J. R. Jones". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Charles Leonard Woolley". Artifacts of Excavation. The Griffith Institute, University of Oxford. Retrieved 22 June 2017.