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Archaeology

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  • History is unearthed daily in Hampton

    Hampton history is so thick, you could sink a shovel in it. We all know this because of our ancestors' stories and the artifacts we hold in our museums. Hampton's history isn't completely written in stone though. Archaeologists, historians and...
  • Hampton proceeding with second phase in contraband camp dig

    Hampton proceeding with second phase in contraband camp dig
    HAMPTON — The city will pitch in public dollars and solicit private donations to help fund the second phase of an archaeological dig at the location of the Grand Contraband Camp downtown. Archaeologists working on the site close to Lincoln...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Touching The Past Archaeological Field School

    What is it like to find a stone tool last touched by someone over 4,000 years ago? Find out for yourself in an Archeological Field School being held in the Litchfield Hills July 14-18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The field school site has been excavated for...
  • Archaeological dig to take place in Glastonbury July 18

    An authentic glimpse into Glastonbury's native American history could likely take place on July 18, as the University of Connecticut's Dr. Nick Bellantoni and Friends of the Office of the State Archaeologist will lead an archaeological dig along the shore...
  • Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

    Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters
    Kim Preston lodged her walking stick against a steep slope of crumbled granite dotted with dusty lupine, and began her descent. Her destination lay 160 feet below the high-water mark — a maze of bone-dry rock piles that miners had moved by hand to...
  • Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going

    Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going
    Rod Cofield has the building. Now he needs the tools. Cofield's team at Historic London Town and Gardens has built a reproduction of a carpentry shop at the Colonial site in Edgewater. Now, to show how carpenters worked at the site in the 1700s, he...
  • Consultant gives all-clear for Fairview project

    A consultant for the city has determined that no significant Native American or other archaeological relics are located within a planned development area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park. The months-long field work and research by Scientific Resource...
  • Ancient baby boom in American Southwest exceeded modern birthrates

    Ancient baby boom in American Southwest exceeded modern birthrates
    The grandeur of Mesa Verde’s cliff-side dwellings and the awe-inspiring engineering feats of Chaco Canyon attest to the vibrant cultures that flourished in the American Southwest more than 1,000 years ago. At these sites, ancient civilizations...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Historical Society Of Glastonbury Present Annual Archaeology Day

    When it Comes to History, One Person's Trash is Another's Treasure. Valuable historical information can be gathered by exploring the swill (or rubbish as we call it today) of our founding colonial ancestors. On Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., the...
  • Archaeology Dig In Glastonbury

    Valuable historical information can be gathered by exploring the swill (or rubbish as we call it today) of our founding colonial ancestors. On Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Historical Society of Glastonbury invites all persons of the ages...
  • Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs

    For many years, Zahi Hawass has been the living face of ancient Egypt, an ambassador for long-dead Pharaohs who uses his high-wattage personality, telegenic showmanship and knack for wading confidently into controversy to preserve both their star power...