1999 in archaeology

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The year 1999 in archaeology involved some significant events.

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  • Penelope M. Allison (ed.) – The Archaeology of Household Activities.
  • John Carman and Anthony Harding (ed.) – Ancient Warfare: archaeological perspectives.
  • Chris Gosden and Jon Hather (ed.) – The Prehistory of Food: appetites for change.
  • Matthew Johnson – Archaeological Theory: an introduction.
  • Thomas Stöllner – Der prähistorische Salzbergbau am Dürrnberg bei Hallein: Forschungsgeschichte, Forschungsstand, Forschungsanliegen, Bd 1.
  • July–August issue of Archaeology asks: "Is Schliemann Mask a Fake?". Some scholars, noting that the "Mask of Agamemnon" is significantly different from the others found at the site, contend that Schliemann had some of the features added to make the mask appear more heroic to viewers of his day.

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  1. ^ Cussler, Clive; Delgado, James P. (2004). Adventures of a Sea Hunter: In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre. p. 85. ISBN 9781553650713. 
  2. ^ Van Den Boogaerde, Pierre (2011). Shipwrecks of Madagascar. Strategic Book Publishing. ISBN 9781612043395. 
  3. ^ Baker, Dorie (December 13, 1999 – January 17, 2000). "Finding sheds new light on the alphabet's origins". Yale Bulletin and Calendar 28 (16). Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  4. ^ "Alphabet Originated Centuries Earlier Than Previously Thought". Science Daily. 1999-11-22. Retrieved 2012-03-16.