- Remains of Captain Cook's ship likely off Rhode Island coast Updated: May-03-16 10:10 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Researchers believe they have found the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail to around the world submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.
- Registration for 3-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday Updated: May-01-16 4:46 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Registration for the South Dakota State Historical Society's three-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday.
- Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue Updated: May-01-16 12:13 pm
CINCINNATI - Workers renovating a century-old performance hall discovered human remains under the orchestra pit and now archeologists are planning to analyze the bones.
- Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove Updated: Apr-29-16 10:11 am
MADRID - Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery.
- France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot Updated: Apr-28-16 12:38 pm
MARSEILLE, France - French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
- AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists Updated: Apr-26-16 2:32 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich heritage, including pre-Islamic sites, and encouraging Saudis to spend some of their tourist money at home.
- Forest ranger documents Adirondack plane crash sites Updated: Apr-24-16 12:01 pm
ELIZABETHTOWN, New York - Hidden among the rugged mountains, spruce thickets and mossy bogs of New York's 6-million-acre Adirondack Park lie the remnants of dozens of planes that have met their doom over the decades.
- Arkansas wood believed to be from Spanish explorer's cross Updated: Apr-23-16 3:03 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe are the remains of a large wooden Christian cross that Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto placed atop a hill in 1541 in what is now Cross County, Arkansas.
- Ancient mosaic featuring 'cheerful' skeleton found in Turkey Updated: Apr-22-16 9:40 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says archaeologists have unearthed an ancient mosaic featuring a reclining skeleton holding a drink with the inscription in Greek: "Be cheerful, enjoy life."
- Dig at Malcolm X home turns up evidence of 1700s settlement Updated: Apr-20-16 11:25 am
BOSTON - An archaeological dig at the boyhood home of Malcolm X in Boston has turned up some surprising findings, but they're unrelated to the early life of the slain civil rights activist.
- Archaeologists search for location of Fort Larned graves Updated: Apr-19-16 10:40 am
FORT LARNED, Kansas - Archaeologists believe they have a better idea of where bodies may be buried near a frontier military post in Kansas after conducting a survey.
- Syria's Palmyra arch, destroyed by IS, recreated in London Updated: Apr-19-16 9:27 am
LONDON - A 2,000-year-old triumphal arch destroyed by the Islamic State group in Syria has risen again - in replica - in London's Trafalgar Square.
- Volunteers help clean up park's old chapel after flood Updated: Apr-17-16 7:43 pm
VINTON, Louisiana - Dozens of volunteers cleaned flood damage at a Vinton park where parts of a chapel date back to the 1870s and a Civil War encampment once stood.
- US to purchase archaeological site in northern New Mexico Updated: Apr-15-16 12:21 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Members of the state's congressional delegation say the federal government will use conservation money to acquire a 365-acre archaeological site south of Santa Fe in Santa Fe County in northern New Mexico.
- Mexican experts find early burial in 1st colonial cathedral Updated: Apr-13-16 4:51 pm
MEXICO CITY - Archaeologists have found a massive stone slab covering the tomb of one of the first Catholic priests in Mexico following the 1521 Spanish conquest, a grave sunk into the floor of what appears to be an Aztec temple.
- Fire reveals archaeological sites hundreds of years old Updated: Apr-07-16 2:58 pm
MALTA, Montana - One season of research atop bluffs that skirt the Milk River north of here has revealed a collection of 800- to 1,000-year-old historical features and artifacts left by ancient people that are stunning in their breadth and depth.
- Archaeology dig returning to NY battlefield this summer Updated: Apr-07-16 5:45 am
LAKE GEORGE, New York - A New York community college's archaeology program will return to a Colonial-era battlefield in the southern Adirondacks for the third consecutive summer.
- Findings shed new light on 1918 Porvenir massacre Updated: Apr-04-16 3:14 pm
SAN ANTONIO - When the shooting ended on the moonlit night of Jan. 28, 1918, the crumpled bodies of 15 unarmed Mexican boys and men between the ages of 16 and 72 lay scattered in the brush downriver from Porvenir.
- Archaeologist excavating 1870 barn at Glidden Homestead Updated: Apr-04-16 11:10 am
DEKALB, Illinois - Archaeologists in DeKalb are excavating a barn on the Glidden Homestead that dates to 1870.