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2011 in Archaeology
year 2011 in archaeology
Finds January 11 - An article in
Journal of Archaeological Science reveals the discovery of the earliest known winemaking equipment in caves in Armenia, from 6,000 years BP.  February 11 -
Marine archaeologists from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announce the discovery of artefacts from the whaling ship which sank off the Two Brothers French Frigate Shoals atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands on February 11, 1823, under Captain George Pollard, Jr.   March 10 -
English archaeologists report finding one of the earliest complete Neolithic pots in the country on a housing development in Didcot. It is thought to be about 5,500 years old.  March 25 - The discovery of the
Jordan Lead Codices, a series of codices from a cave in Jordan, is announced. The books, which reportedly contain early Christian symbols are purportedly around 2,000 years old. The authenticity of the codices is doubted.   Summer - An
Anglo-Saxon pectoral cross is discovered during excavation of the Trumpington bed burial near Cambridge, England. October - Excavators from
Museum of London Archaeology first uncover remains of the Elizabethan Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch.    October 19 - The discovery of the
United Kingdom mainland's first fully intact Viking ship burial site, at Ardnamurchan in the western Scottish Highlands, is announced.  December - The discovery of the wreck of
World War I British J class submarine HMS (sunk in a J6 friendly fire incident in October 1918) by divers off the Northumberland Coast of England is announced.  First dugout canoes from Must Farm Bronze Age settlement in The Fens of eastern England discovered. 
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Robb, Stephen (2011-01-19). "By George! Fourth Great Escape tunnel to be excavated". . BBC News Archived from the original on 20 January 2011 . Retrieved .
"An Early Medieval Enclosure at Rhynie". Archaeology.com . Retrieved 2017.
Bahn, Paul (2011-08-11). "Anthropology: Head to head". . Nature 476 (7359): 150-151. doi: 10.1038/476150a.
Farr, R. H. (2011). "Review of North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC-AD 1500". Journal of Maritime Archaeology. 6 (1): 91-93. doi: 10.1007/s11457-011-9073-6. JSTOR 43551364.
Bello, Silvia M.; et al. (February 2011). "Earliest Directly-Dated Human Skull-Cups". . PLoS ONE 6 (2): e17026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017026. PMC . 3040189 PMID 21359211.
Amos, Jonathan (2011-02-16). "Ancient Britons 'drank from skulls. '" BBC News. Archived from the original on 17 February 2011 . Retrieved .
Rincon, Paul; Amos, Jonathan (2011-03-24). "Stone tools 'demand new American story. '" BBC News. Archived from the original on 1 April 2011 . Retrieved .
". 'Oldest known wine-making facility' found in Armenia" BBC News. 2011-01-11. Archived from the original on 13 January 2011 . Retrieved .
McKinley, Jesse (February 11, 2011). "No 'Moby-Dick': A Real Captain, Twice Doomed". New York Times . Retrieved .
". 'Moby Dick' captain's ship found" BBC News. 2011-02-12. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011 . Retrieved .
"Complete neolithic pot found in Didcot". BBC News. 2011-03-10 . Retrieved .
^ Robert Pigott,
Jordan battles to regain 'priceless' Christian relics, 29 March 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
^ Natalie Wolchover,
Exclusive: Early Christian Lead Codices Now Called Fakes, April 11, 2011, retrieved April 12, 2011
Thomas, Chris (August 2012). "Raising the Curtain". . London (269): 10-13. Current Archaeology
"Remains of Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre discovered in Shoreditch" (Press release). Museum of London Archaeology. 2012-06-06 . Retrieved .
Kennedy, Maev (2012-06-05). "Shakespeare's Curtain theatre unearthed in east London". . London The Guardian . Retrieved .
"Ardnamurchan Viking boat burial discovery 'a first. '" BBC News. 2011-10-19 . Retrieved .
Fletcher, Richard (2011-12-04). "Divers find WWI submarine wreck off Seahouses coast". . Sunday Sun Newcastle . Retrieved .
"Eight Bronze Age log boats that are 'more important than the Mary Rose' emerge from a silted up river thousands of years after they were sunk and left to rot". Mail Online . Retrieved 2017.
Schultz, Matthias (28 January 2011). "The Spectacular Life and Finds of Max von Oppenheim". Der Spiegel . Retrieved .
Kennedy, Maev (9 July 2011). "Norfolk Roman town site goes into public ownership". . The Guardian
"Irish archaeologists say Spanish Armada wreck found". . Mumbai. 2011-08-06 DNA . Retrieved .
"Joint ICOMOS - TICCIH Principles for the Conservation of Industrial Heritage Sites, Structures, Areas and Landscapes". TICCIH. 2011-11-28 . Retrieved .
"Legendary archaeologist Lewis Binford passes away". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2011-04-14.
Hills, Catherine (2011-07-30). "Philip Rahtz". The Guardian. London. p. 37.