year 1999 in involved some significant events.
Excavations [ ]
Finds [ ]
March 16 – Mummified
Children of Llullaillaco found on the volcanic peak of Llullaillaco in South America. July 22 – A frozen and
mummified body, later named Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchi ("Long Ago Person Found"), is found in a Canadian glacier. Shipwreck, originally thought to be
RMS , but later identified as Carpathia Hamburg-America Line's Isis (sunk 1936), located in eastern Atlantic Ocean.  Shipwreck thought to be
William Kidd's pirate ship (scuttled 1698) located off Adventure Galley Madagascar by Barry Clifford.  Marausa wreck (Roman) located off Sicily.
 105 mummies are discovered in the first four tombs to be opened in the
Valley of the Golden Mummies in Egypt.
John and Deborah Darnell of the Theban Desert Road Survey announce discovery of inscriptions from around 1800 BCE at Wadi el-Hol, Egypt, in a partly phonetic Proto-Sinaitic alphabet.  
Venus of Tan-Tan (300,000–500,000 BP) found in Morocco. 
Ġebel ġol-Baħar, possibly a submerged megalithic temple, is discovered off the coast of Malta. Site of
Must Farm Bronze Age settlement in The Fens of eastern England first located. raised from the sea. Croatian Apoxyomenos 
Publications [ ]
Penelope M. Allison (ed.) –
The Archaeology of Household Activities. Victor Buchli –
An Archaeology of Socialism. John Carman and Anthony Harding (ed.) –
Ancient Warfare: archaeological perspectives. Chris Gosden and Jon Hather (ed.) –
The Prehistory of Food: appetites for change. Matthew Johnson –
Archaeological Theory: an introduction. Thomas Stöllner –
Der prähistorische Salzbergbau am Dürrnberg bei Hallein: Forschungsgeschichte, Forschungsstand, Forschungsanliegen, Bd 1. July–August issue of asks: "Is Schliemann Mask a Fake?". Some scholars, noting that the " Archaeology Mask of Agamemnon" is significantly different from the others found at the site, contend that Schliemann had some of the features added to make the mask appear more heroic to viewers of his day.
Deaths [ ]
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Van Den Boogaerde, Pierre (2011). Shipwrecks of Madagascar. Strategic Book Publishing. ISBN . 9781612043395
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"Alphabet Originated Centuries Earlier Than Previously Thought". . November 22, 1999 Science Daily . Retrieved . March 16, 2012
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