Researchers have identified the source of one of tiny fragments of paper found on board of the wreckage of Queen Anne’s Revenge – the flagship of the pirate Edward Teach, known better as Blackbeard. It was revealed to be from a 1712 first edition of a book by Capt. Edward Cooke.
Rare pieces of pottery from the 18th century were recovered from the bottom of one of brick-lined pits of 12 toilets at the site of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, USA.
Archaeologists travelling with a documentary crew have discovered a nearly 1,000-year-old hunting artefact, half exposed in a remote patch of ice near Carcross, Yukon, North-West Canada.
A lime-covered object the size of a bead that was excavated from a shaft grave of the so-called Griffin Warrior in 2015 at Pylos, Greece, turned out to be a gemstone engraved with a design that can be stamped on clay or wax depicting a warrior fighting with two others.
Two shipwrecks were discovered in northern Lake Huron, one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The vessels were identified as steamers that sunk in 1894 and 1915.
Researchers have uncovered various remains at the small 2000-year-old enclosure at the Groswater site near Bass Pond, Port au Choix, in Canada’s Newfoundland.
Mesa Verde National Park officials published recently made graffiti that destroyed archaeological artefacts and the side of a sandstone cliff dwellings within the park, located in Colorado, USA.
A historic sword, belonging to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the first American Civil War unit in the North made up of African-American soldiers, was donated to the Massachusetts Historical Society after resting for decades at attics of private owners.
Construction workers discovered a hidden cellar behind a Prohibition-era wall in Liberty Hall Museum, Union, New Jersey, USA, filled with over 50 bottles and 42 demijohns of wine, some of which date back to 1769.
Remains of a 1000-year-old village have been discovered at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, Davison County, South Dakota, USA.
Researchers have reconstructed the faces of a family of an ancient chief that were buried together 3700 years ago in a shell midden with thousands of stone beads at the shore of the Salish Sea, British Columbia, Canada.
A stone artefact, possibly dating back 4000 years was found during a roundabout construction in Carmel, Indiana, United States of America.
Archaeologists discovered a small lead ball near Aiken-Rhett House in Charleston, USA, indicating that the site was used by the British troops as trenches in 1780, during the American Revolutionary War.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a stone fish trap and a possibly associated with them petroglyphs on Northern Kodiak Island, Alaska, United States of America.
Researchers discovered 30 hidden bayonets from the times of American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) near Valley Forge National Park in South-east Pennsylvania, USA.
Researchers discovered the shipwreck of a U.S. Coast Guard ship USCGC McCulloch, that first set out to sea during the Spanish-American War and sank Northwest of Point Conception, Southern California 100 years ago.
The accidental discovery was made under the Main Ranch House on Santa Rosa Island, California, USA, during the process of lifting the building to construct a new foundation. The site may be at least 10000 years old.
Experts revealed that 22 iron beads found in 1945 at a Hopewell grave site in Illinois were crafted from the shard of a meteorite that fell more than 700 kilometres away in Minnesota, United States of America.
Archaeologist unearthed tens of thousands of artefacts belonging to the Yup’ik people at Nunalleq in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of South-western Alaska, USA. The finds are believed to attest a period of bloody battles between tribes of Indians living in the region prior t0 1700s.
Public Works crew discovered a large millstone near Taylor Spring in downtown Cleveland, United States of America. The site is considered the birthplace of the city of Cleveland.