Archaeologists returned to the discovery site of HMS Terror, one of the ill-fated vessels of the Franklin Expedition, to study the remains with use of remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs).
Scientists have gathered a DNA database from 24 skeletons of members of the 19th century ill-fated Franklin Expedition to find the Northwest Passage. They hope to identify some of the bodies scattered in the Canadian Arctic.
Archaeologists conducted archaeological investigation of a Prehistoric shell mound on Scott Creek at Edisto Island, South Carolina, United States of America. The structure is being destroyed by erosion by waves and tides.
Archaeologists working prior to the construction of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, revealed an intriguing artefact from the site, which is a tool made from the leg bone of a sheep.
Archaeologists discovered stone tools along Route 8 near Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, which date to 12700 years in the past.
Archaeologists discovered a large tusk of a mammoth, and tools fashioned out of stone and ivory at the Holzman site, Southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Archaeologists found what they believe are the oldest remains of several species of bed bugs dating back 11000 years in Paisley Caves, southern Oregon, United States of America, thought to be among the earliest known sites of human habitation in the American West.
Archaeologists discovered a pithouse at Bridge River in the Fraser Canyon, British Columbia, Canada, which was occupied for 1500 years with three periods of abandonment – latest after the late fur-trading period from 1835 to 1858.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Nate Harrison site on Palomar Mountain, northern San Diego County, California, United States of America, discovered bones, used rifle cartridges, pharmaceutical bottles, and more objects dated to 19th century.
Archaeologists discovered a settlement dated back 14000 years on on Triquet Island, British Columbia’s Central Coast. The site was known in local native traditions as a place which did not freeze during the last Ice Age.
Excavations at Pine Island, west of Florida, United States of America, revealed numerous thousand-year-old artefacts connected with the Calusa Indians, who disappeared by the 1700s.
A historic shipwreck of the 90-metre-long SS Monte Carlo vessel was exposed above water at Coronado, Florida, USA, after several storms past through San Diego County recently.
Remains of a campsite of the survivors of a Russian ship, that broke apart off coast of South Alaska in 1813, was found at Kruzof Island in the Alexander Archipelago.
Bones of possible early colonists have been found in Saint Augustine, Florida, United States of America, at the site that may have been the first documented parish church in North America.
Archaeologists discovered caches of American Revolutionary War artefacts at Gloucester Point, Virginia, United States of America. Excavations were conducted prior to construction of a new Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a hunter camp in a small cave in Bluefish Caves in northwestern Yukon, Canada, that contained a jaw bone of a now extinct Yukon horse. The surface of the artefact was covered with cut marks and it was dated by radiocarbon to 24000 years ago.
Half of a human jaw bone with gold teeth was found by a metal detectorist near Edwards Crossing, a historic toll bridge used to cross the Yuba River, Nevada, United States of America.
Excavations in Philadelphia, United States of America, revealed a small white bowl being the proof for first real hard-paste porcelain made in America. This is a first such find marking a successful attempt at replicating the production process carried out by Chinese potters since 7th cent. AD.
The cannon was found by a dredging company under contract with the Army Corps of Engineers. The artefact was recovered ear the property boundary between Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site and the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, North Carolina, USA.