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1919 in archaeology
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year 1919 in
involved some significant events.
A. E. Douglass
provides the first comparative
American Museum of Natural History
for sites in New Mexico.
Julio C. Tello
makes first scientific survey of
Chavin de Huantar
St Piran's Old Church, Perranzabuloe
silver found in
The Mystery of
: the story of an expedition
restoration architect (died
Francis J. Haverfield
22 November: Sir
Guy Francis Laking
, keeper of the
"Notable Dates in History"
The Flag in the Wind
The Scots Independent
. Archived from
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1919 in science
Years in archaeology
The 1880s was a decade that began on January 1, 1880, and ended on December 31, 1889. They occurred at the core period
A Summer Shower, by
Charles Edward Perugini
1882 Anglo-Egyptian War
Alexander II of Russia
Benz Patent Motorwagen
which is widely regarded as the first
was first introduced in 1885.
The 1890s, which began on 1 January 1890 and ended on 31 December 1899, were sometimes referred to as the "Mauve
– Alfred Dreyfus being dishonorably discharged, 5 January 1895.
. Along with its contemporary
Duryea Motor Wagon
, those vehicles were considered the earliest standardized cars. The 1890s also saw further developments in the
history of the automobile
Panhard-Levassor (1890–1895). This model was the first automobile to circulate in Portugal
Charles Kayser of the Edison lab seated behind the Kinetograph. Portability was not among the camera's virtues.
The 1910s (pronounced "nineteen-tens", also abbreviated as the "teens") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Sinking of the
British World War I
Mark V tank
Babe Ruth, 1915
The 1920s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In
Prohibition agents emptying barrels of alcohol.
March on Rome
This Cruzcampo Beer Truck was photographed in the 1920s in
(left side of the photograph).
Crowd gathering after the
Wall Street Crash of 1929
The 1930s (pronounced "nineteen-thirties", commonly abbreviated as the "Thirties") was a decade of the Gregorian
The Colombian Army countering a Peruvian attack during the
Japanese naval landing forces blasting Chinese pillbox and marching during the
(right) and Italian dictator
(left) pursue agendas of territorial expansion for their countries in the 1930s, eventually leading to the outbreak of
World War II
: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the
Tennessee Valley Authority
Act, 18 May 1933
The 1940s (pronounced "nineteen-forties" and commonly abbreviated as the "Forties") was a decade of the Gregorian
Battle of Kursk
, the largest tank battle ever fought, June 1943
Crowds celebrating V-J Day in
, New York City, August 1945
proclaiming Israeli independence from the United Kingdom on May 14, 1948
proclaiming the establishment of
the People's Republic of China
on October 1, 1949.
The 19th century (1 January 1801 – 31 December 1900) was the century marked by the collapse of the Spanish, Napoleonic,
, Surrender of Madrid, 1808. Napoleon enters Spain's capital during the
Arab slave trade
rs and their captives along the Ruvuma river (in today's Tanzania and Mozambique), 19th century
Map of the world from 1897. The
(marked in pink) was the superpower of the 19th century.
's retreat from Russia in 1812. The war swings decisively against the French Empire
The 20th century was a century that began on January 1, 1901 and ended on December 31, 2000. It was the tenth and final
in December 1972. The second half of the 20th century saw humankind's first
Map of the
(as of 1910). At its height, it was the
is often regarded as the father of
is a major technological advancement in this century.
The 21st century is the current century of the Anno Domini era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It began on
has become a symbol of the recent economic boom of
Protesters try to stop members of the
from attending the summit during the
27th G8 summit
by burning vehicles on the main route to the summit.
George W. Bush
September 11 attacks
1919 in art
Events — April 25 – The Bauhaus architectural and design movement is founded in Weimar, Germany, by Walter Gropius.
John Singer Sargent
Image: 2106 21Last Flightof Captain Ball
Image: Flying Above Kirkuk, Kurdistan, 1919 Art.IWMART4637
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture. The
An early photograph of Stonehenge taken July 1877
Artifacts discovered at the 1808
excavation by Sir
Richard Colt Hoare
in the early 20th century. Pictured, are his excavations at
Maiden Castle, Dorset
, in October 1937.
Cast of the skull of the
, uncovered in
. The Child was an infant of the
species, an early form of
Dendrochronology (or tree-ring dating) is the scientific method of dating tree rings (also called growth rings) to the
Drill for dendrochronology sampling and growth ring counting
The growth rings of a tree at
, England. Each ring represents one year; the outside rings, near the bark, are the youngest.
showing idealised vertical and horizontal sections. A new layer of
is added in each growing season, thickening the stem, existing branches and roots, to form a growth ring.
Cross section showing annual rings,
Cheraw, South Carolina
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York
Looking at the east entrance from
Central Park West
Drawing of the AMNH south façade
Locations of exploring and field parties in 1913, American Museum of Natural History map
The old 77th street "
" entrance of the museum
Chavín de Huantar
Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site in Peru, containing ruins and artifacts constructed beginning at least by
Overview of Chavín de Huantar
The Circular Plaza at Chavín in 2005.
The Lanzón Stela at Chavín, still image from a video of a photo-textured
data collected by nonprofit
Detail of the stone engraving known as the Raimondi Stela, probably from the site of Chavin de Huantar.
Perranzabuloe (Cornish: Pyran yn Treth) is a coastal civil parish and a hamlet in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Image: Perranzabuloe Church geograph.org.uk 66070
Remains of St Piran's Old Church
St Piran's Cross
St Piran's Oratory in 1952 showing the protective shell that was built over it before the sand was allowed to recover it
Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow [ˈkɛrnɔʊ]) is a county and duchy in South West England in the United Kingdom. The county is
Image: Cw 2
"Cornweallas" shown on an early 19th-century map of "Saxon England" (and Wales) based on the
Cliffs at Land's End
Souvenir flags outside a Cornish café
Traprain Law is a hill about 221m (724 feet) in elevation, located 6 km (3.7 mi) east of Haddington in East Lothian,
Traprain Law from the north
Panoramic view northwards from the slope of Traprain Law
Traprain law from the
Image: Traprain Law Treasure 01
Roman Britain (Latin: Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that
Landing of the Romans on the Coast of Kent (Cassell's History of England, Vol. I - anonymous author and artists).
Conquests under Aulus Plautius, focused on the commercially valuable southeast of Britain.
Prima Europe tabula. A copy of
's 2nd century map of Roman Britain
Scotland (Scots: [ˈskɔt.lənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] (listen)) is a country that is part of the United
settlement, located on the west coast of
The class I
known as Aberlemno 1 or the Serpent Stone
, the 13th-century Scottish hero.
succeeded to the English and Irish thrones in 1603.
Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at
Image: Moais, Isla de Pascua. panoramio
, Easter Island
islet, part of the Birdman Cult ceremony
"Queen Mother" Koreto with her daughters "Queen" Caroline and Harriette in 1877
The Greeks or Hellenes (Greek: Έλληνες, Éllines [ˈelines]) are an ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus, southern
Hoplites fighting. Detail from an Attic black-figure
, ca. 560 BC–550 BC.
Alexander the Great
, whose conquests led to the
Saints Cyril and Methodius
, missionaries of
Turkish people or the Turks (Turkish: Türkler), also known as Anatolian Turks (Turkish: Anadolu Türkleri), are a Turkic
The loss of almost all
territories during the late 19th and early 20th century, and then the establishment of the
Republic of Turkey
, in 1923, resulted in Turkish refugees, known as "
s", from hostile regions of the
, the island of
Sanjak of Alexandretta
, and the
to migrate to
Turkish people in
Turks in Brussels
was added to the list of
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
in 1994 due to its well-preserved Ottoman era houses and architecture.
The English are a nation and an ethnic group native to England who speak the English language. The English identity is
"The Arrival of the First Ancestors of Englishmen out of Germany into Britain": a fanciful image of the Anglo-Saxon migration, an event central to the English
. From A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence by
A reconstruction of an
Anglo-Saxon burial chamber
King Harold II
of England (right) at the Norman court, from the
, 1st and 2nd
Prime Minister of Australia
both had English parents.
The 1900s (pronounced "nineteen-hundreds") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1900, and
From left, clockwise: The
achieve the first manned flight with a motorized
in 1903; U.S. President
in 1901 by
San Andreas Fault
destroys much of
, killing at least 3,000 in 1906; America gains control over the
in 1902, after the
; Rock being moved to construct the
Battle of Tsushima
in 1905, part of the
, leading to Japanese victory and their establishment as a
robe in the back, with
French Third Republic
), and a
Empire of Japan
) stabbing into a
with Chine ("China" in French) written on it. A portrayal of New Imperialism and its effects on China.
Ruins from the
1906 San Francisco earthquake
, remembered as one of the worst
s in United States history
A sketch of
shooting U.S. President
Katherine Maria Routledge , née Pease (11 August 1866 – 13 December 1935), was an English archaeologist and
The Mana at Easter Island, 1914.
, 1914. At the time, all moai were still overturned and there were no palm trees on the island.
Image: Katherine Maria Routledge 1919 (cropped)
1919 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1919. — Specific locations — 1919 in British
Image: Dardanella 1919
Sheet music cover - "Sipping Cider Through A Straw"
Image: I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (sheet music cover)
Romano-British culture is the culture that arose in Britain under the Roman Empire following the Roman conquest in AD
Relative degrees of
, based on archaeology. Romanisation was greatest in the southeast, extending west and north in lesser degrees. West of a line from the
, and including
, Roman acculturation was minimal or non-existent.
Roman coins findings clearly indicate the areas of biggest "cultural romanisation" and presence in Roman Britain
settlements in the 6th century
A. E. Douglass
A. E. (Andrew Ellicott) Douglass (July 5, 1867 in Windsor, Vermont – March 20, 1962 in Tucson, Arizona) was an American
Image: A. E. Douglass
Image: Douglass and Steward Telescope 1922
Image: Flag of the United States
1919 in architecture
The year 1919 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings. — Events — 25 April -
Clark David Wissler (September 18, 1870 – August 25, 1947) was an American anthropologist. — Born in Cambridge City near
Image: Clark Wissler
Manolis Andronikos (Greek: Μανόλης Ανδρόνικος) (October 23, 1919 – March 30, 1992) was a Greek archaeologist and a
The Golden Larnax, at the Archaeological Museum of
, that contains the remains of King Philip II.
Guy Francis Laking
Sir Guy Francis Laking, 2nd Baronet, CB MVO (21 October 1875 – 22 November 1919 London) was an English art historian
Sir Guy Francis Laking, Bt