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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...
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...

Artifacts Discovered at Southern Illinois Airport

An archaeological dig at Southern Illinois Airport has uncovered artifacts dating back to about 1,000 years ago. Patrick Durst, Statewide Survey Coordinator with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, said his crew has discovered five house...
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...
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...
At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the first-known evidence of European presence in the Americas. CREDIT: Dale Wilson / Parks Canada

American Archaeology Fall 2018 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2018, is now available! COVER: At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the...
Writer Linda Vaccariello takes notes while Assistant Professor Maureen Meyers shows U of Mississippi undergraduate Conor Foxworth and UM graduate student Emily Warner how to excavate part of the structure wall. The Mound is in the distance. Credit: Charlotte Smith

Sneak Peak: Covering the Mississippian Frontier at Carter Robinson

Fall 2017 Sneak Peek By Linda Vaccariello. The cell reception is pretty bad at Carter Robinson Mound and Village in Lee’s County, Virginia. Sometimes, if she’s lucky, Maureen Meyers can stand on the top of...
boca raton calm morning on beach

Bone Fragments Await Decision Under NAGPRA

Earlier this year, a 7-year-old girl brought an unusual fragment of bone and teeth for show-and-tell. She said she found it near the beach in Boca Raton. Her teacher called police suspecting that the...
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...
Archaeologists working at the Rising Whale site at Cape Espenberg, Alaska, have discovered several artifacts that were imported from East Asia. Credit: Photo courtesy University of Colorado

Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade Found in Alaska House

Summary from Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade Found in Alaska House Archaeologist from the University of Colorado working at the 'Rising Whale' site  at Cape Espenberg, Alaska have found bronze artifacts dating back at least 1,000 years,...