1964 in archaeology
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The year 1964 in archaeology involved some significant events.
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- Seibal Harvard University project begins under direction of Gordon R. Willey and A. Ledyard Smith.
- Et-Tell excavations under Joseph Callaway begin (continues through 1970)
- Pool of Bethesda excavations.
- Snaketown by Emil Haury, with assistance from E.B. Sayles, Erik K. Reed, and Irwin and Julian Hayden.
- Ebla excavations by the University of Rome La Sapienza directed by Paolo Matthiae begin
- L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp - Ancient Ruins and Archaeology.
- Journal of Industrial Archaeology begins publication.
- April 24 – The Swedish warship Vasa, sunk in 1628, is raised from the waters of Stockholm harbor.
- Project to move temples of Abu Simbel to prevent their inundation by the Aswan High Dam begins.
- The Venice Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites.