1941 in archaeology
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The year 1941 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- First Gujarat prehistoric expedition (continues to 1942).
- June 19 - Mikhail M. Gerasimov opens Tamerlane's tomb.
- Excavations at Olmec site of La Venta by Matthew Sterling begin.
- Excavations at Arikamedu (Podouké) by the Société de l'histoire de l'Inde française begin (continue to 1945).
- Excavations at Fulda.
- The bulk of the finds from the 1927-1937 excavations of Peking Man Site in Zhoukoudian, China are lost, never to be recovered, while being transported to safety.
- July 8: Martin Carver, English archaeologist of early medieval Britain
- August 5: Ina Plug, née Post, Dutch-born zooarchaeologist
- December 16: Kent R. Weeks, American Egyptologist
- "Evans, Sir Arthur". www.brown.edu. Retrieved 1 June 2017.