1979 in archaeology

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The year 1979 in archaeology involved some significant events.

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  • June 2 - Protesters opposed to the building of civic offices on the site of Viking excavations in Wood Quay, Dublin, occupy the area.

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Publications[edit]

  • Aubrey Burl - Prehistoric Avebury.
  • J. M. Coles and A. F. Harding - The Bronze Age in Europe: an introduction to the prehistory of Europe, c.2000–700 BC.
  • Kenneth Hudson - World Industrial Archaeology.
  • A. L. F. Rivet and Colin Smith - The Place-names of Roman Britain.

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