A pistol part was found during excavations in the Kannah Creek, Mesa County, Colorado, United States of America. The piece is believed to have been a part of a Spanish pistol used 500 years ago.
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.
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.