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.
Archaeologists found new evidence for long distance trade of the Chaco Canyon population living in the Southwest of U.S.A., including corn to feed the thousands of people inhabiting the area.
Researchers recovered remains of US soldiers who died in a plane crash during World War Two, in the area of Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh state, north-eastern India.
On the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 two Japanese mini submarines were explored with a robotic vehicle. The exploration of the sunken war vessels was live-streamed.
Newest research of 3000-year-old clay figurines excavated near Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., states that they might have been used as fertility symbols by desert farmers.
Archaeologists excavating the Azokh cave in Artsah, Nagorno-Karabakh, discovered unique artefacts from different periods, among them a tooth from a human who lived 7000 years ago.
Sri Lanka’s archaeologists are searching for the Balangoda Man or Homo sapiens balangodensis, which is the island’s anatomical equivalent to modern homo sapiens that lived 30000 years ago in Sri Lanka.
The undersea explorer who found the wreckage of the Whydah Gally, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in North America, claims he located where the legendary treasure of the ship’s captain, Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy, lies. The said area is located in the waters surrounding Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA.
Remains of dwellings that indicate existence of villages from different time periods were discovered in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The older is roughly dated to 500-700 AD, the younger to 1100-1300 AD.
A trove of artefacts was discovered in Boston, north-eastern USA, during excavations at Old North Church. Archaeologists have found items revealing a snapshot of English, Irish, Jewish and Italian immigrant life in the second half of 19th century.
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.
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.
Trove of previously undocumented rock art was discovered by archaeologists exploring the remote Wupatki National Monument northeast of Flagstaff in northern Arizona.
Archaeologists investigating a parcel near Interstate 10 discovered probably the oldest human tracks found so far in the American Southwest.