1875 in archaeology
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- Hermes and the infant Dionysos by Praxiteles or his followers, a Hellenistic or Roman copy after the original of 4th century BC is discovered in the rubble of the ruined Temple of Hera at Olympia, Greece. It is now at the Archaeological Museum of Olympia.
- Archaeological survey of Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra in Ajmer, British India, begins.
- William Collings Lukis -
- A Guide to the Principal Chambered Barrows and other Pre-historic Monuments in the Islands of the Morbihan, the communes of Locmariaker, Carnac, Plouharnel and Erdeven, and the peninsulas of Quiberon and Rhuis, Brittany.
- On the class of rude stone monuments which are commonly called in England cromlechs, and in France dolmens, and are here shown to have been the sepulchral chambers of once-existing mounds.