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Encyclopedia > 2000 in archaeology

The year 2000 AD in archaeology included many events, some of which are listed below. Importance and applicability Most of human history is not described by any written records. ...


See also: 1999 in archaeology, other events of 2000, 2001 in archaeology and the list of years in archaeology. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following entries cover events related to the study of archaeology which occurred in the listed year. ...

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Nelsons Island is an island located in Abū Qīr Bay, off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt. ... Antiquity and modernity stand cheek-by-jowl in Egypts chief Mediterranean seaport Located on the Mediterranean Sea coast, Alexandria (in Arabic, الإسكندرية — al-Iskandariyah) is the chief seaport in Egypt, and that countrys second largest city, and the capital of the Al Iskandariyah governate. ... Importance and applicability Most of human history is not described by any written records. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Battle of the Nile, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, was an important naval battle of the French Revolutionary Wars between a British fleet commanded by Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson and a French fleet under Vice-Admiral François-Paul Brueys DAigalliers. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ...

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2000 in archaeology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
The year 2000 AD in archaeology included many events, some of which are listed below.
See also: 1999 in archaeology, other events of 2000, 2001 in archaeology and the list of years in archaeology.
On Nelson's Island off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, Italian archaeologist Dr. Paolo Gallo uncovers a group of graves dating from the 1798 Battle of the Nile.
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