1881 in archaeology

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The year 1881 in archaeology involved some significant events.





  • John Evans - The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • H. A. Fletcher - "The archaeology of the west Cumberland iron trade". Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Archaeological Society 5:5–21.
  • Possible earliest use of the term "Industrial archaeology" in the English language.[3]

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  1. ^ "Olympia". britannica.com. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Thompson, M. W. (1977). General Pitt-Rivers: evolution and archaeology in the nineteenth century. Bradford-on-Avon: Moonraker Press. p. 96. ISBN 0-239-00162-1. 
  3. ^ Forest and Stream (New York) 1881-05-26 16:326; The Builder (London) 1881-08-06 41:164.
  4. ^ Briquelet, Kate (15 June 2014). "How Cleopatra’s Needle got to Central Park". New York Post. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Frances Stackhouse". discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 26 May 2017.