1722: Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen arrives at Easter Island.
Formal excavations continue at Pompeii.
1727: Gilt bronze head from cult statue of Sulis Minerva from the Temple at Bath, England, found by workmen excavating a sewer.
1723: Antoine de Jussieu publishes De l'Origine et des usages de la Pierre de Foudre on the origins of fossils, prehistoric stone tools and meteorites.
1721: Nicholas Revett (died 1804)
1726: October 12 - Pierre Henri Larcher (died 1812)
1729: 25 September - Christian Gottlob Heyne, German archaeologist (died 1812)
1720s in archaeology Wikipedia
The decade of the 1720s in archaeology involved some significant events.