1922 in archaeology
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The year 1922 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- November 4 - Howard Carter discovers Tutankhamun's tomb. He opens it in the presence of George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, on November 26.
- First excavations of Neolithic remains at Windmill Hill.
- Excavations at Ur by the British Museum and the University of Pennsylvania led by Leonard Woolley begin.
- Excavations at Euphrates, site of Dura-Europos, by Franz Cumont.
- Excavations at the Temple of Olympian Zeus (Athens) by German archaeologists.
- Aerial survey of archaeological sites in south western England by Alexander Keiller and O. G. S. Crawford.
- Mohenjo-daro rediscovered by Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay of the Archaeological Survey of India.
- First of four successive American Museum of Natural History expeditions to Mongolia under Roy Chapman Andrews which will discover fossils of Indricotherium (a gigantic hornless rhinoceros then named "Baluchitherium"), Protoceratops, a nest of Protoceratops eggs (found in 1995 to be from Oviraptor), Pinacosaurus, Saurornithoides, Oviraptor and Velociraptor, none of which were known before.
- Alfred Watkins - Early British Trackways.
- July 12 - Michael Ventris, English co-decipherer of Linear B (died 1956).
- November 19 - Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher of Maya hieroglyphics (died 1999).
- Kim Won-yong, Father of Korean Archaeology and Seoul National University professor (died 1993).