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The year 1922 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- November 4 - Howard Carter discovers Tutankhamun's tomb. He opens it in the presence of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Herbert's daughter, Evelyn Beauchamp, on November 26.
- First excavations of Neolithic remains at Windmill Hill, Avebury, England.
- Excavations at Ur by the British Museum and the University of Pennsylvania led by Leonard Woolley begin.
- Excavations at Euphrates, site of Dura-Europos, by Franz Cumont.
- Excavations at the Temple of Olympian Zeus (Athens).
- Excavations at Sutton Courtenay Anglo-Saxon village in England by Edward Thurlow Leeds.
- Aerial survey of archaeological sites in south western England by Alexander Keiller and O. G. S. Crawford.
- Mohenjo-daro rediscovered by Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay of the Archaeological Survey of India.
- First of four successive American Museum of Natural History expeditions to Mongolia under Roy Chapman Andrews which will discover fossils of Indricotherium (a gigantic hornless rhinoceros then named "Baluchitherium"), Protoceratops, a nest of Protoceratops eggs (found in 1995 to be from Oviraptor), Pinacosaurus, Saurornithoides, Oviraptor and Velociraptor, none of which were known before.
- March 31 - Richard Daugherty, American archaeologist (d. 2014)
- July 12 - Michael Ventris, English co-decipherer of Linear B (d. 1956).
- August 3 - Su Bai, Chinese archaeologist of Buddhist grottoes (d. 2018)
- November 19 - Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher of Maya hieroglyphics (d. 1999).
- Kim Won-yong, "doyen of Korean archaeology" and Seoul National University professor (d. 1993).
- "Howard Carter's diary and journal 1922". www.griffith.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
- "Windmill Hill Causewayed Enclosure, Avebury, Wiltshire". historicengland.org.uk. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
- "Sir Leonard Woolley - British archaeologist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
- Christie, Neil; Augenti, Andrea (2012). Vrbes Extinctae: Archaeologies of Abandoned Classical Towns. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 308. ISBN 9780754665625.
- "Ministry of Culture and Sports". odysseus.culture.gr. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
- Leeds, E. T. (1922–23). "A Saxon Village near Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire". Archaeologia. Society of Antiquaries of London. 73: 147–92. doi:10.1017/s0261340900010328.
- Nicolescu, Basarab (2014). From Modernity to Cosmodernity: Science, Culture, and Spirituality. SUNY Press. p. 16. ISBN 9781438449654.
- "Lines of Sight: Alfred Watkins, Photography and Topography in Early Twentieth-Century Britain". www.tate.org.uk. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
- "Richard Daugherty dies at 91; archaeologist studied Makah tribe site". Los Angeles Times. 2 March 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
- "Michael Ventris - British architect and cryptographer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
- "Yury Valentinovich Knorozov - Russian linguist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
- Riedel, Franka Böck und Thomas (2013). Blut ist ein ganz besonderer Saft: Blut & Kreislaufsystem von der Antike zur Moderne (in German). epubli. p. 18. ISBN 9783844261844.