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The year 2007 in archaeology
- David W. Anthony - The Horse, the Wheel and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World.
- Dan Hicks - The Garden of the World: an Historical Archaeology of Sugar Landscapes in the Eastern Caribbean.
- Ruth M. Van Dyke - The Chaco Experience: Landscape and Ideology at the Center Place.
- Samuel M. Wilson - The Archaeology of the Caribbean.
- 6 January: Vale of York Hoard of 617 mostly Anglo-Saxon silver coins and 65 other items of precious metal deposited by Vikings soon after 927 CE is discovered near Harrogate in the north of England.
- 15 January: A Jeulmun Pottery Period pit burial containing the c. 2000 BC skeletons of two humans in a death embrace at the Ando-ri Site in Yeosu, South Korea.
- 16 January: A fossilized human skull found at Pestera cu Oase, Romania, is dated to be about 35,000 years old and described to have features of mixed origin, both from modern Homo sapiens and older branches of the Homo genus.
- 13 February: Excavation of stone percussive tools made by chimpanzees on a site in the Ivory Coast used by chimps 4,300 years BP is announced.
- 7 May: A team of Israeli archaeologists discover the tomb of Herod the Great, ruler of Judea (1st century BC).
- 19 July: Vale of York hoard, originally known as Harrogate hoard, found in January, reported.
- 3 August: Mexican archaeologists announce discovery of what is believed to be the tomb of Aztec emperor Ahuitzotl.
- Summer: Asthall hoard of mostly 15th century gold angel coins found in Oxfordshire, England.
- 13 December: Discovery of what is believed to be the wreckage of the Quedagh Merchant, a pirate ship abandoned by Captain William Kidd in the 17th century, by divers in shallow waters off Catalina Island, Dominican Republic reported.
- Rehov beehives, Israel.
- Spartia temple, Greece.
- A carving of a mammoth estimated to be 13,000 years old, is found in Gough's Cave in Cheddar Gorge, England.
- Dornier Do 215 light bomber off Waddenzee in the Netherlands.
- 30 October - Researchers backdate the male remains known as the "Red Lady of Paviland" (discovered in 1823) by 4,000 years to 29,000 years BP, making it the earliest known human burial in Britain.
- "Early Korea Project News".[permanent dead link]
- "Daum and Yeonhap" (in Korean).[permanent dead link]
- "European skull's evolving story". BBC News. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
- "Ancient chimps 'used stone tools'". BBC News. 13 February 2007. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
- newsday.com (Associated Press)[dead link]
- "Ashmolean acquires a hoard of angels". Media. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum. 9 December 2010. Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
- "Captain Kidd Ship Found". Yahoo News. 13 December 2007. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-13.
- "Captain Kidd's Shipwreck Of 1699 Discovered". Science Daily. 2007-12-13. Retrieved 2007-12-13.
- "Captain Kidd (1645–1701)". PortCities London. Retrieved 2007-12-13.
- "Prehistoric cave carving hailed as 'one of most significant examples ever found in Britain'". Daily Mail. 14 August 2007. Retrieved 22 August 2007.
- FlyPast, No. 315, October 2007, pp. 62–63.
- "Age of earliest human burial in Britain pinpointed". University of Oxford. 30 October 2007. Archived from the original on 9 August 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.