1907 in archaeology
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The year 1907 in archaeology:
- January 6 - Tomb KV55 (almost certainly that of Akhenaten, 18th Dynasty) in Egypt's Valley of the Kings is discovered by Edward R. Ayrton.
- William M. Ramsay and Gertrude Bell work in Turkey.
- John Garstang begins work at Sakçagözü (continues to 1912).
- Ernst Sellin begins work at Tell es-Sultan, Jericho.
- October 21 - Jaw of Homo heidelbergensis (Mauer 1) found.
- Aurel Stein discovers the Diamond Sūtra, a woodblock printed Buddhist scripture dated 868, at the Mogao Caves, near Dunhuang; it is "the earliest complete survival of a dated printed book".
- E. A. Wallis Budge - The Egyptian Sudan: its History and Monuments.
- Aleš Hrdlička - Skeletal Remains Suggesting or Attributed to Early Man in North America.
- March 11 - Chaco Canyon National Monument is established.
- Lukis Museum opens on Guernsey.
- Howard Carter begins to work for Lord Carnarvon to supervise his excavations in Egypt.
- July 28 - Grahame Clark, English archaeologist (died 1995).
- July 29 - Aileen Fox, English archaeologist (died 2005).
- August 30 - Bertha "Birdie" Parker, Native American archaeologist (died 1978).
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- Schoetensack, Otto (1908). Der Unterkiefer des Homo heidelbergensis aus den Sanden von Mauer bei Heidelberg. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.
- "Sacred Texts: Diamond Sutra". British Library. 2003-11-30. Retrieved 2012-06-02.
- Winstone, H. V. F. (2006). Howard Carter and the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun (rev. ed.). Manchester: Barzan. ISBN 1-905521-04-9.