2018 in archaeology

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This page lists major archaeological events of 2018.

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  1. ^ "The Shiloh Excavations". Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  2. ^ "Archaeologists Investigate Woodstock Concert Site". Archaeology. Archaeological Institute of America. 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  3. ^ "HS2 begins archaeology work exploring over 10,000 years of British history". GOV.UK. 2018-10-26. Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  4. ^ "Controversial HS2 burial site dig at London Euston begins". BBC News. 2018-10-26. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  5. ^ "Prehistoric site discovered between Jaljulia and Highway 6". Ynet news. 2018-01-07. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  6. ^ "Germans find 'Harald Bluetooth' medieval treasure". BBC News. 2018-04-16. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  7. ^ "Oldest message in a bottle found on Western Australia beach". BBC News. 2018-03-06. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  8. ^ "See Inside This Newly Discovered Ancient Egyptian Cemetery". National Geographic. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  9. ^ "USS Lexington: Lost WW2 aircraft carrier found after 76 years". BBC News. 2018-03-06. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  10. ^ "Sunken USS Juneau Famous for the Sullivan Brothers Discovered on St. Patrick's Day". Paul G. Allen. Vulcan Inc. 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  11. ^ Daley, Jason. "Wreck of Nazi Germany's Most Advanced U-Boat Discovered". Smithsonian. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Archaeologists find bust of Roman emperor in Egypt".
  13. ^ "German WW2 U-boat wreckage found off Galicia by Spanish divers". BBC News. 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  14. ^ "A Face from the Bible May Appear in This Tiny Sculpture". Live Science. 7 June 2018.
  15. ^ Smith, Josh (2018-07-19). "'Treasure ship' claim raises eyebrows in South Korea". Reuters. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  16. ^ "Egypt sarcophagus: Mystery black tomb opened in Alexandria". BBC. 20 July 2018.
  17. ^ "That Massive Black Sarcophagus Contained 3 Inscriptions. Here's What They Mean". Live Science. 20 August 2018.
  18. ^ "'Oldest library in Germany' unearthed". BBC News. 2018-08-02. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  19. ^ Gill, Victoria (2018-08-16). "Ancient Egyptian mummification 'recipe' revealed". BBC News. Retrieved 2018-08-17.
  20. ^ "Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden". BBC News. 2018-10-04. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  21. ^ "Portuguese 400 year old shipwreck found off Cascais". BBC News. 2018-09-24. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  22. ^ "'Oldest known drawing' found on tiny rock in South Africa". BBC News. 2018-09-12. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  23. ^ "Archaeologists find sphinx at Egypt temple". BBC News. 2018-09-17. Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  24. ^ "AP Photos: Ancient cemetery unearthed in Albania". The Associated Press. 29 September 2018.
  25. ^ "Remains of 1500-year old Byzantine church found in Turkey's northwest". Hürriyet Daily News. 12 October 2018.
  26. ^ "Santorini Excavation Brings to Light Impressive New Findings". Greek Reporter. 12 October 2018.
  27. ^ "Archaeologists uncover rare Celtic remains". Swiss Info. 16 October 2018.
  28. ^ "Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'". BBC News. 2018-10-23. Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  29. ^ "Mosaic painting dating back to fifth century AD discovered in Hama countryside". SANA. 31 October 2018.
  30. ^ "Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo". BBC News. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  31. ^ "Ancient Egyptian tombs yield rare find of mummified scarab beetles". Reuters. 11 November 2018.
  32. ^ "A Bronze Age game called 58 holes was found chiseled into stone in Azerbaijan". www.sciencenews.org. www.sciencenews.org. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  33. ^ Hu, Yue; Marwick, Ben; Zhang, Jia-Fu; Rui, Xue; Hou, Ya-Mei; Yue, Jian-Ping; Chen, Wen-Rong; Huang, Wei-Wen; Li, Bo (19 November 2018). "Late Middle Pleistocene Levallois stone-tool technology in southwest China". Nature. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0710-1.
  34. ^ "Ancient Egyptian tomb unveiled". BBC News. 2018-11-24. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  35. ^ Kirby, Emma Jane (2018-04-18). "The mystery of the homesick mechanic who stole a plane". BBC News. Retrieved 2018-12-03.
  36. ^ "Medieval skeleton in thigh-high boots found by Thames". BBC News. 2018-12-04. Retrieved 2018-12-04.
  37. ^ "Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed". BBC News. 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  38. ^ Kennedy, Maev (2018-08-02). "Bones found at Stonehenge belonged to people from Wales". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2018-08-06.
  39. ^ "Heatwave reveals England's lost prehistoric sites". BBC News. 2018-08-15. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  40. ^ "Rio's 200-year old National Museum hit by massive fire". Reuters. 2018-09-02. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  41. ^ "Fire engulfs 200-year-old Brazil museum". BBC News. 2018-09-02. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  42. ^ "Incêndio atinge prédio do Museu Nacional, no Rio". UOL Notícias (in Portuguese). 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  43. ^ Henig, M. (20 February 2018). "Fellows Remembered: Elizabeth Hartley FSA". 401. SALON: The Newsletter of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  44. ^ Jones, Martin (2018-08-23). "Gordon Hillman obituary". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  45. ^ Prof. Dr. Rotraut Wisskirchen (in German)
  46. ^ "Robin Birley". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2017-05-31.