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…
By PBS NewsHour
An exhibition of ancient Egyptian artifacts found buried underwater has opened to the public in Paris. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
By Sam Weber
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…
Extended Interview: Neil MacGregor, "A History of the World in 100 Objects."…
By Tom LeGro
Originally presented as a BBC radio series and now a book published in America, "A History of the World in 100 Objects" tells the story of humanity using artifacts selected from the British Museum.
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