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...
Slide Fire Firefighters Who Discovered Cabin

Historical Cabin Discovered Near Slide Fire

As of May 27, the Slide fire burning near Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona has consumed over 20,328 acres and is 35% contained. Firefighters sought out the help of archaeologists after discovering a previously unknown...
Great Lakes Exploration Group

Explorer Thinks He Has Found the Lost Remains of The Griffin

A debris field at the bottom of Lake Michigan may be the remains of the long-lost Griffin, a vessel commanded by a 17th-century French explorer, said a shipwreck hunter who has sought the wreckage...

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...
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...
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...
Rebecca Sgouros investigates a permanent snowfield for possible artifacts melting out of the ice. (photo by Matt Stirn - See more at: http://wyofile.com/kelsey-dayton/ancient-life-high-tetons/#sthash.WJaYCPiK.dpuf

Ancient Life in the High Tetons

Excerpt from Ancient Life in the High Tetons by Kelsey Dayton They would have seemed, to the untrained eye, just pieces of clay. But near a backcountry campsite high in Grand Teton National Park, Matt Stirn and Rebecca...

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...
Hopewell woodhenge Chillicothe Ohio

Possible “Woodhenge” Discovered at Hopewell Excavation

National Park Service archaeologists believe they have found evidence of a "woodhenge" - a circular enclosure of wooden posts - at a Hopewell earthworks site near Chillicothe, Ohio. To be certain, the researchers will continue...
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...