MTSU Archaeology Field School June 2014

Research Program in Tennessee Set To Record County Sites

MTSU professor, Tanya Peres, has recently launched the Rutherford County Archaeology Research Program in the hopes of exploring and recording all the prehistoric cultural resources in the county. In 1776, explorer James Adair met with...
Warm Springs Pond

Possible Ancient Human Remains Found Near Warm Springs, Montana

State officials were called to the scene after a camper spotted human remains protruding from the dirt along the side of the road near a Warm Springs-area campground. State archaeologist Stan Wilmoth tells The Montana...
University of Mississippi Medical Center asylum graves

Hundreds of Unmarked Graves Found at Medical Center

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson is seeking an attorney general's opinion on whether the state's Department of Archives and History has authority over the medical center's ability to relocate unmarked graves...
Researchers work on excavation at the Upward Sun River site in Alaska. Image courtesy of Ben Potter, UAF

Earliest evidence of ancient North American salmon fishing

Summary from Press Release Earliest evidence of ancient North American salmon fishing verified and NYT Oldest Find of Salmon Remains in North America Archaeologist working at an Interior Alaskan Site, named the Upward Sun...
Seacost Gym Privy

1700s Privy Discovered at Old Gym Site

In a dig-site in Seacoast, New Hampshire where the old Connie Bean gymnasium once stood, an archaeological salvage project has unearthed an outhouse dating to the mid-1700's. Inside, they found dozens of pieces of...

Archaeologists do dirty work of resurrecting past

Summary from Archaeologists Do Dirty Work of Resurrecting Past In Southern Maryland, one of the fasting growing areas in the region, archaeologists are often on a race against development to recovery the history of the...
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...
Archaeologist Eric Brandan Blind excavates the walls of the Presidio Officers’ Club in June 2005. Photo: Liz Hafalia / SFC

Presidio’s colorful history preserved at Officers’ Club

Summary from Presidio’s colorful history preserved at Officers’ Club Archaeological excavation at the Presidio Officers’ Club is allowing the public to see San Francisco history dating back to when Napoleon was exiled. Founded in 1776 it...

Finding Evidence of Heritage Maize in Northern New Mexico

by April M. Brown SPECIAL NOTE: The Archaeological Conservancy would like to remind our readers that the collection of artifacts from archaeological sites is illegal and irresponsible.  When visiting cultural sites, please do not remove...

American Archaeology Winter 2018 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, Winter 2018-19, is now available! COVER: These are three of the amazing items discovered by archaeologists who excavated Key Marco in southwest Florida in 1896. These...