1874 in archaeology
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The year 1874 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Excavation of Eadgils' mound at Gamla Uppsala in Sweden.
- Excavation of Bharhut stupa in India by Alexander Cunningham.
- Excavations of Nineveh by George Smith for the British Museum conclude.
- German Archaeological Institute at Athens established.
- March 9: Herbert Maryon, English sculptor, archaeologist and conservator (d. 1965)
- May 9: Howard Carter, English Egyptologist (d. 1939)
- Webb, Robert H. (2010-11-15). Repeat Photography: Methods and Applications in the Natural Sciences. Island Press. p. 300. ISBN 9781610910064.
- Cunningham, Alexander (1879). The Stûpa of Bharhut: a Buddhist monument ornamented with numerous sculptures illustrative of Buddhist legend and history in the third century B.C. London: W. H. Allen.
- Smith, George (1875). Assyrian Discoveries: An Account of Explorations and Discoveries on the Site of Nineveh, During 1873 to 1874.
- "Herbert James Maryon". Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851–1951. University of Glasgow History of Art. 2011a. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
- "Howard Carter - British archaeologist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 31 May 2017.