2006 in archaeology
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The year 2006 in archaeology includes the following significant events.
- Tomb of the Roaring Lions
- Luhansk sacrificial site
- Ancient pre-Inca pet cemetery dated to the Chiribaya culture found south of Lima, Peru
- Ancient pre-Inca tombs complex dated to Middle Sican culture discovered under the Huaca Loro pyramid in Peru; 12 ceremonial tumi knives found 
- K925 - the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt.
- Steve Burrow - The Tomb-builders in Wales 4000-3000 BC.
- Andrea Carandini - Remo e Romolo: Dai rioni dei Quiriti alla città dei Romani (775/750 - 700/675 a.C. circa) and La leggenda di Roma.
- Gwyn Davies - Roman Siege Works.
- Jürg Eggler & Othmar Keel - Corpus der Siegel-Amulette aus Jordanien: vom Neolithikum bis zur Perserzeit.
- Lars Fogelin - Archaeology of Early Buddhism.
- Matthew Johnson - Ideas of Landscape.
- Chris Stringer - Homo Britannicus: the Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain.
- The Irish bog psalter yielded the fragments of a prayer book found in a bog in Ireland, where it has been buried for approximately 1200 years.
- The Kharosti scrolls, the oldest collection of Buddhist manuscripts in the world, are radiocarbon-dated by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). The group confirms the initial dating of the Senior manuscripts to 130-250 CE and the Schøyen manuscripts to between the 1st and 5th centuries CE.
- 30th anniversary of the founding of the modern Korean Archaeological Society.