1934 in archaeology
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The year 1934 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Poznań University project at Biskupin begins, led by Józef Kostrzewski and Zdzisław Rajewski.
- Snaketown, Arizona, under direction of Harold S. Galdwin.
- Kennet Avenue, by Alexander Keiller (continues to 1935).
- Maiden Castle, Dorset, by Mortimer Wheeler (continues to 1937).
- Persepolis, by Erich Schmidt (continues to 1939).
- The site of the Warrior of Capestrano, by Giuseppe Moretti.
- 2 January: Warka Vase found at Uruk.
- The Statue of Ebih-Il is unearthed in Mari
- The Warrior of Capestrano is accidentally discovered.
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- Russian paleophytologist V. A. Petrov saw a Latin stone inscription near Füzuli, Azerbaijan, mentioning Legio XII Fulminata. The exact location of the inscription is unknown.
- 1 January: Khaled al-Asaad, Syrian archaeologist (d. 2015)
- 13 May: Ehud Netzer, Professor of archeology at Hebrew University known for his excavations related to Herod the Great (d. 2010)
- 2 September: Donald B. Redford, Canadian Egyptologist.
- Giovanni Colonna, Italian archaeologist of the Etruscan civilization.
- 14 March: Francis Llewellyn Griffith, British Egyptologist (born 1862)
- 15 March: Davidson Black, Canadian paleoanthropologist, in his office at the Cenozoic Research Laboratory with a Peking Man skullcap on his desk. (born 1884)
- 23 November: E. A. Wallis Budge, English Egyptologist. (born 1857)