Eastern and southeastern Anatolia in Turkey has great scenic beauty and is an archaeological wonderland with clear traces of many civilizations. It includes Mt. Nimrud, with a massive burial mound and monumental statues placed at the summit 2000 years ago.
During the War of 1812, British forces built a fort on the Apalachicola River in the Florida panhandle to enlist local Native Americans against the United States.
The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a Mexican holiday held each year on November 1-2. Dr. David Carrasco of Harvard University’s Peabody Museum explains the essential elements of a Day of the Dead altar, by which Mexican families honor their beloved dead..
Working quickly without heavy equipment to avoid damage to the artifact, archaeologists organized by Southeastern Archaeological Research excavate a thousand-year-old forty-foot wooden canoe from the sandy shore of an island in Tampa Bay.
In a prepared video statement shown at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Ivor Noël Hume explains why he believes that Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., should be accepted as a member of the professional archaeological community.
Ancient Japanese imperial building foundations; Danish Bronze Age beads from Egypt; Pacific Northwest legend carved on boulder; Luxor excavation discoveries
Booze & beef in Iceland; English palace in Old Sarum; Java man carvings on mussel shells; King Richard confirmed by DNA
Vampire burials in Poland; Zodiac animals in Silk Road tombs; Perfect axe from Stone Age Denmark; New finds in Hatfield-McCoy feud
Ancient farming on the Tibetan Plateau; submerged settlement off Greek island; children’s moccasins in Utah cave; excavations ongoing just meters from ISIL territory
Very ancient infant burials in Alaska; Roman glass dish in Japanese tomb; elaborate mural in northern Chinese tomb; manufacturing process for China’s terracotta warriors.