2013 in archaeology
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The year 2013 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Excavation of abandoned Bradford Park Avenue football stadium in England begins.
- February 4 - DNA evidence confirms that bones found in 2012 at the site of Greyfriars, Leicester, are those of King Richard III of England.
- May - Happisburgh footprints, the oldest hominin footprints outside of Africa, dating to more than 800,000 years ago, are discovered on the beach at Happisburgh, Norfolk, England.
- June - Chactún, a Mayan ruin, is discovered in Campeche, Mexico.
- August - A 500-kg bronze statue of Apollo is found by the Palestinian fisherman Joudat Ghrab. Dated between the 5th and the 1st century BC, the statue is later seized by Hamas officials after it briefly appeared on eBay.
- A wreck found off the coast of modern-day Sweden is identified as the Danish flagship Gribshunden (sank 1495).
- Experimental archaeology: Construction of Campus Galli, a replica Carolingian monastic community in Meßkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, according to period techniques, begins.
- "Próba ucieczki z obozu zagłady. Odkryli nieznany tunel w Sobiborze". Wiadomości lokalne. Gazeta Wyborcza. 2013-06-05. Retrieved 2013-06-11.
- Mearns, David L.; Parham, David; Frohlich, Bruno (2016-03-14). "A Portuguese East Indiaman from the 1502–1503 Fleet of Vasco da Gama off Al Hallaniyah Island, Oman: an interim report". International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 46 (2): 1–21. doi:10.1111/1095-9270.12175. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
- "Breaking Ground: Art, Archaeology and Mythology". Manchester: National Football Museum. 2017. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
- "Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king". BBC News. 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- Ghosh, Pallab (2014-02-07). "Earliest footprints outside Africa discovered in Norfolk". BBC News. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
- Gannon, Megan (2013-06-20). "Ruins of Maya City Discovered in Remote Jungle". Live Science. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
- "'Priceless' bronze statue of Greek god Apollo found in Gaza Strip". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-02-12.[dead link]
- Warming, Rolf (2015-07-01). "Gribshunden: Significance and Preliminary Investigations". Society for Combat Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
- Dyer, Christopher (25 June 2013). "Mick Aston obituary". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 12 March 2017.