1819 in archaeology
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The year 1819 in archaeology involved some significant events.
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- The remains of the villa of Pliny, named Villa di Pino, are excavated during 1802-1819 (following the excavations of 1713).
- In Italy, detailed excavations continue at Pompeii.
- The Bignor Roman Villa is excavated between 1811 and 1819.
- In Italy, sexual, nude artifacts from Pompeii are hidden from public view in Naples' Secret Museum.
- In Italy, John Gardner Wilkinson meets the antiquarian Sir William Gell and resolves to study Egyptology.
- King Francis I of Naples visits the Pompeii exhibition at the National Museum with his wife and daughter.
- June 16 - In India, Rann of Kachchh earthquake occurs.
- date unknown - Roger English Fenton, author of Relics from Pompeii, in the British Museum, 1859 (d. 1869)