1929 in archaeology
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The year 1929 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Expedition under Neil Merton Judd to collect dendrochronological specimens to date habitation of Chaco Canyon.
- Blackwater Draw, New Mexico, first recognized as archaeologically significant by Ridgely Whiteman.
- Agora in Athens.
- Excavations at Ugarit by Claude F. A. Schaeffer begin; first texts in Ugaritic discovered.
- New excavations of Tell Halaf, Syria, by Max von Oppenheim.
- Excavations of palaeolithic sites at Mount Carmel by Dorothy Garrod begin (continue to 1934).
- First of the Pazyryk burials in Siberia, by M. P. Gryaznov.
- Chinese archeologist Pei Wenzhong appointed field director of the continuing excavations at Peking Man Site in Zhoukoudian, China.
- June 22: Beam HH-39 is extracted at the Show Low site in Arizona enabling A. E. Douglass to construct a continuous dendrochronology record back to AD 700 for the Southwestern United States.
- December 1: Chinese archaeologist Pei Wenzhong unearths the first skullcap at Peking Man Site in Zhoukoudian, China.
- Jade relics at Sanxingdui in China.
- Mummy of Queen Meryet-Amun (daughter of Tuthmosis III).
- Roman Amphitheatre at Chester (England) found by Hugh Thompson.
- Ruins of Kamiros on Rhodes.
- Guido Ucelli discovers the barges of Caligula in Lake Nemi.
- The Lyres of Ur in the tomb of Puabi.
- V. Gordon Childe - The Danube in Prehistory.
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