• History
  • 1922.         Laboratory of Archaeology was established.


    1952.         Archaeology as a major was set up in the Department of History.


    1981.         Doctoral program was approved by the Academic Degree Committee, State Council.


    1983.         Department of Archaeology was founded.


    1988.         Archaeology in PKU was listed as National Key Discipline by the State Education Commission.


    1992.         Approve for hosting Post-doctoral research in collaboration with the Department of History.


    1993.         Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archeology was opened.


    1998.         Institute of Archaeology and Museology (China Institute of Heritage and Museology) was founded in cooperation with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.


    2002.         Converted to the School of Archaeology and Museology.