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The year 1906 in archaeology involved some significant events.
- Hugo Winckler begins excavations at Boğazköy in Turkey for the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft (continue to 1911).
- T. May begins excavations of the Principia of the Roman fort at Bremetennacum (Ribchester), Lancashire, England (continue to 1907).
- Approximate date - Antonios Keramopoulos begins systematic excavations of Mycenaean Thebes, Greece, starting at the Kolonaki hill (continue to 1921).
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- "Note sur une statuette mexicaine en wernerite représentant la déesse Ixcuina" by Ernest-Théodore Hamy in the Journal de la Société des Américanistes about the Dumbarton Oaks birthing figure.
- 8 June - Antiquities Act is passed by the United States Congress
- 29 June - Mesa Verde, an Ancestral Puebloan site, is made a United States National Park
- September - A military balloon is flown over Stonehenge carrying out the first aerial photography in archaeology.
- 12 January - Eric Birley, British archaeologist associated with the excavations of forts on Hadrian's Wall (d. 1995).
- 27 January - Alberto Ruz Lhuillier, Mexican archaeologist (d. 1979).
- 26 June - Joan du Plat Taylor, British maritime archaeologist (d. 1983).
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- "The scientific work". Archaeological Museum of Thebes. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
- Jane MacLaren Walsh (2008). "The Dumbarton Oaks Tlazolteotl: looking beneath the surface". Journal de la Société des Américanistes. Retrieved Aug 12, 2015.
- "Antiquities Act of 1906". Theodore Roosevelt Center. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
- Barber, Martyn (2011). A History of Aerial Photography and Archaeology. Swindon: English Heritage. ISBN 978-1-84802-036-8.
- "Obituary: Professor Eric Birley". The Independent. 26 October 1995. Retrieved 30 May 2017.