1924 in archaeology
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The year 1924 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- February 12 - Howard Carter opens the sarcophagus of Tutenkhamun. Two days later, he closes the tomb in protest against the actions of the Egyptian authorities.
- March 1 - Discovery and subsequent start of excavations at Glozel.
- Work at Dolní Věstonice begins under direction of Karel Absolon
- 20-year project at Chichen Itza by the Carnegie Institution and Harvard University begins under direction of Sylvanus G. Morley
- Excavations at Qatna by Robert du Mesnil du Buisson begin
- Francis Haverfield - The Roman Occupation of Britain, being six Ford Lectures (published posthumously).
- Alfred V. Kidder - An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology.
- Alexander Keiller purchases Windmill Hill, Avebury.
- Francis Llewellyn Griffith appointed first professor of Egyptology in the University of Oxford.
- Storms sweep away a portion of the Neolithic settlement at Skara Brae on Mainland, Orkney (Scotland).
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- Winstone, H. V. F. (2006). Howard Carter and the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun (rev. ed.). Manchester: Barzan. pp. 223–9. ISBN 1-905521-04-9.
- "Departments: Antiquities: About: Ancient Egypt". www.ashmolean.org. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
- "Rising sea threatens Stone Age village Skara Brae". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 30 May 2017.