| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:10 AM
AP Correspondent John Flesher is embedded with members of the Great Lakes Exploration Group, which is searching for remains of the Griffin in northern Lake Michigan. He is filing periodic updates on the search progress.
FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:50 AM
MACKINAW CITY -- It doesn't take long. Type Michigan and artifact.
Up pops dozens of arrowheads, pottery, stone tools or more recent battlefield relics for sale. Some are legal. Some are fakes. Some have been scavenged from public lands —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Williamsburg archaeologist Alain Outlaw knew he wouldn't have much time to dig when he won the chance to probe for a lost piece of historic Fort Norfolk in 2004.
He had only two weeks at first to carry out what looked like an impossible rescue job....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:47 AM
ON LAKE MICHIGAN NEAR POVERTY ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — In a remote part of northern Lake Michigan, divers have started looking at an underwater pit, hoping to find the resting place of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the 17th century French explorer La...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:29 AM
One of three finalists for a job as curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North is scheduled to speak at a public seminar this week.
University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say Josh Reuther will speak about the archaeology of the...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:51 PM
OCOTILLO — A massive blade from one of the 112 wind turbines recently installed was found near a tower base Thursday, after plummeting onto the ground overnight, triggering safety concerns among officials and some residents.
No injuries were...
| May 18, 2013
| 10:09 PM
When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
| May 19, 2013
HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown.
But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
At the opening of the 20th century, an archaeologist unearthed a Bronze Age palace larger than Buckingham on the island of Crete in the ancient city of Knossos. In that collapsed edifice, which extended some six acres, he found hundreds of clay tablets...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:20 AM
When the first English settlers sailed into Hampton Roads in 1607, they were latecomers to Virginia.
Four times during the previous half-century, Spanish explorers probed the James and York rivers - and on Sept. 10, 1570 they planted a Jesuit mission...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Two of the nation's foremost underwater archaeologists began work in the river off Yorktown Beach Wednesday morning, surveying the previously undetected wreck of a ship that may have been scuttled by the British during the Revolution.
Brought in by...