Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made in the same area outside the park near Naples following an investigation into an illegal dig.
By Colleen Barry, Associated Press
The dinosaur bones at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History now boast new accommodations. After a four-year, $125 million renovation, the Hall of Fossils now features state-of-the-art technology and new exhibits housing more than 700 specimens. As William…
By William Brangham, Kira Wakeam
About 30,000 legally mandated archaeological investigations are conducted each year in the U.S. These projects are usually documented only in so-called “gray literature” reports that, in most cases, are not readily accessible, even to professional archaeologists.
By Keith Kintigh, The Conversation
A pipeline from the deep-sea Leviathan gas field, which will begin production late next year off the coast of Israel, will come ashore near Dor Beach, the site of a 5,000-year-old port. Underwater archaeologists are now scouring the seabed there…
By Megan Thompson
Where once stood a 16th Century theater that first staged Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a new London complex, including a 37-story residential tower, is rising. As the skyline changes at a head-spinning clip, archaeologists, by law, are digging down, uncovering…
An exhibition of ancient Egyptian artifacts found buried underwater has opened to the public in Paris. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
Brent Huffman, the director behind the new documentary “Saving Mes Aynak,” tells the story of one of Afghanistan’s archaeological treasures and discusses the threats it faces from a Chinese mining company.
Construction on mixed-use development site in downtown Miami, was stalled after archaeologists discovered what they say is "the best-preserved prehistoric town plan in eastern North America.” The site, which was a Tequesta Indian burial ground, is now slated to become…
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