Waters around Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA, revealed three shipwrecks of Spanish ships yielding numerous interesting artefacts, as underwater explorers surveyed the area.
A team of three underwater explorers from New York discovered a ship on the bottom of Lake Ontario in North America’s Great Lakes region. The wreckage was identified as a 200-years-old sloop “Washington” that was built in USA and owned by Canadians.
Archaeologists discovered 15 obsidian hand axes while conducting excavations in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, USA. These tools are first of their kind discovered in the region.
A tip of a Mexican sword was discovered during excavations at the south gate of the Alamo Mission in Texas (USA), famous for the 1836 battle during the Texas Revolution. The artefact is believed to be a part from a sword issued to a officer in the Mexican infantry.
Archaeologists uncovered the final piece of long-lost part of the estate’s past as the excavations at James Madison’s estate continue. The Montpellier estate in Orange County, West Virginia, USA, was the estate that belonged to Madison, known for drafting the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and becoming the 4th president of the country.
Researchers discovered a campsite used by prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years ago in Utah Desert (USA), when the area was a lush wetland. The site was discovered in the area of U.S. Air Force’s Utah Test and Training Range, a proving grounds in the salt flats west of Salt Lake City.
The crowd-sharing system called Arches, utilising satellite imagery, photographs, technical data and eyewitness descriptions documents damage and destruction of monuments by the so-called Islamic State and due to fights near the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Archaeologists investigating an area located in British Columbia in Canada discovered a deposit containing shells, animal bones and other items that indicate the site of human settlement. Among them 80 tablets and pebbles with images were documented.
Excavations of a known Gault site in Texas revealed layers of artefacts older than the previously discovered, containing traces of human occupation, dating back even 16700 years. So far over 90 stone tools were documented.
Archaeologists from the University of Oregon have found evidence of oldest human activity in coastal Southern California. Three sites scattered with ancient tool-making debris and the shells of harvested shellfish have been found on Santa Cruz Island, the largest of the Channel Islands.
Trove of previously undocumented rock art was discovered by archaeologists exploring the remote Wupatki National Monument northeast of Flagstaff in northern Arizona.
A ranch in Arizona revealed a 3,000-year-old bison kill site, featuring hundreds of bones and bone fragments, along with dozens of cobblestones and flaked and ground stone tools.
Archaeologists working in southern Nevada, 160 km North-east of Las Vegas found nearly 20 sites used by ancient hunter-gatherer societies dated back 12000 years.
Archaeologists investigating a parcel near Interstate 10 discovered probably the oldest human tracks found so far in the American Southwest.
Hotel constructions in Old Town Alexandria unearthed a large, heavy ship, scuttled between 1775 and 1798.
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