1878 in archaeology
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The year 1878 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Christos Stamatakis excavates the Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, Greece (built c.1300–1200 BC).
- September - Carl Humann begins excavations at Pergamon.
- American Antiquarian founded by Rev. Stephen D. Peet.
- Isaac Fletcher - "The Archaeology of the West Cumberland Coal Trade", Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society.
- The Balawat Gates are discovered in Assyria by Hormuzd Rassam.
- 31 Iguanodon skeletons are discovered in a coal mine at Bernissart, Belgium.
- Pergamon Altar.
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- "The Balawat Gates". British Museum. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
- Holland, Robert (2012). Blue-Water Empire: The British in the Mediterranean since 1800. Penguin UK. ISBN 9781846145551.