Jared Pebworth and Mike Evans uncover the charred post. Photo TAC/Jessica Crawford.

Arkansas Archaeologists Find the Remains of de Soto’s Cross ?

By Mark Michel, Photos by Jessica Crawford Archaeologists with the Arkansas Archeological Survey just announced that they believe they have found the remains of a Christian cross erected at the Indian village of Casqui in...

Emergency Acquisition Opportunity at Fortified Hill Earthwork – UPDATED

DONATE TO FORTIFIED HILL EARTHWORK SOUTHWESTERN OHIO  |  In September, The Archaeological Conservancy joined forces with local conservation organizations in Ohio to try our hand at the winning bid for one of the Hopewell Culture’s...
Wilburn “Sonny” Cockrell, an early ACUA Board member and pioneer underwater archaeologist. Sonny passed away October 8, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida at age 73.

In Memoriam Wilburn ‘Sonny’ Cockrell

In Memoriam, Wilburn "Sonny" Cockrell, a pioneering American maritime archaeologist, passed away at the beginning of October at age 73 in Florida. Excerpted from http://www.maritimearchaeology.com/sonnycockrell Cockrell was notably one of the first underwater archaeologists to be...
Electric Tridimensional Tomography and electrode distribution around the pyramid (Image: SIPSE/ http://www.theyucatantimes.com)

Researchers Discover Cenote Underneath Pyramid of Chichen Itza

Archaeologists and Geophysical Researchers from the University of Mexico have announced the discovery of a large cenote, or sinkhole cave, underneath the famous Maya temple pyramid at Chichen Itza. The pyramid is known as...
Getting ready for the final photos of the excavation pit at the Paleo through Archaic period Wakulla Springs Lodge site.

Sneak Peak: 15,000 Year-Old Pre-Clovis at Wakulla Springs

Fall 2018 Sneak Peek By Tamara Jager Stewart. 15,000 Year-Old Pre-Clovis Sites Cluster at Wakulla Springs, Florida         Are These Evidence of Mastodon Kill Sites? Great to see old friend and Paleo-Indian archaeologist Dr. Andy Hemmings as I...
Brooks County TX mass grave

Texas Mass Grave Site Continues to Reveal More Remains

Just east of Laredo in the town of Falfurias, TX, the discovery of a mass grave site has turned to the aid of archaeologists and forensic anthropologists to answer questions about the unknown deceased. According...
Rare Amber bead

Archaeologists rush to save Yup’ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline

Summary of Archaeologists rush to save Yup'ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline An international team of archaeologists are racing against time and nature to excavate and preserve cultural artifacts at the Nunalleq site in Alaska. The...
Poverty Point State Historic Site. UNESCO

Poverty Point Earthworks Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

On Sunday, June 22, UNESCO designated the ancient monumental earthworks of Poverty Point in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana as a world heritage site, making it the 22nd U.S. site to be given this honor...
A team member works inside his excavation grid. Photo by Kelsey Jae Wardwell/Missoulian

University of Montana archaeologists unearth Buffalo Soldiers’ artifacts at Fort Missoula

Summary of "UM archaeologists unearth Buffalo Soldiers' artifacts at Fort Missoula" In the summer of 1888, the 25th Infantry arrived at Fort Missoula from their post in the Dakota Territory. All 220 members of the unit...
Repair work conducted on a sloping face of Monks Mound in 2007. (Courtesy Washington University in St. Louis)

Cahokia’s Monks Mound May Have Been Built in Only 20 Years

Summary of America’s Largest Earthwork, Cahokia’s Monks Mound, May Have Been Built in Only 20 Years, Study Says Monks Mound was constructed as the symbolic center of Cahokia. At its peak, A.D. 1050 to 1100,...