1670s in archaeology
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The decade of the 1670s in archaeology involved some significant events.
- 1674: Two skeletons of children are discovered in the White Tower (Tower of London), believed at this time to be the remains of the Princes in the Tower.
- 1676: The first fossilised bone of what is now known to be a dinosaur is discovered in England by Robert Plot, the femur of a Megalosaurus from a limestone quarry at Cornwell near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.
- 1671: January 15 - Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquary (d. 1704).
- 1673: November 21 - Nicholas Mahudel, French antiquary (d. 1747).
- 1675: June 1 - Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755).
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- Sarjeant, William A.S. (1997). "The earliest discoveries". In Farlow, James O.; Brett-Surman, Michael K. The Complete Dinosaur. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. pp. 3–11. ISBN 0-253-33349-0.
- "Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei - Italian dramatist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
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