- Archaeologist: Boston shipwreck is rare, remarkable find Updated: May-27-16 9:24 am
BOSTON - A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.
- Greek archaeologist claims he's found the tomb of Aristotle Updated: May-26-16 11:53 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece - A Greek archaeologist who excavated the birthplace of Aristotle in northern Greece in the 1990s says a destroyed structure he discovered may have been the tomb of the ancient philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great.
- Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals Updated: May-25-16 1:03 pm
BERLIN - Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say.
- Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome's ruins, monuments Updated: May-24-16 4:49 pm
ROME - Friends, Romans, countrymen! Oh yes, and countrywomen. And people in far-flung nations. Everyone, basically. Rome is seeking all the sponsors it can find to fund the monumental job of restoring and maintaining its hundreds of fountains, statues, archaeological sites and historic palazzos.
- Insect poop threatens to damage marble at India's Taj Mahal Updated: May-23-16 7:32 am
LUCKNOW, India - Swarms of insects breeding in a polluted river near the Taj Mahal are threatening the intricate marble inlay work at the 17th century monument to love by leaving green and black patches of waste on its walls, archaeological experts said Monday.
- Stone knife shows evidence of first Americans Updated: May-21-16 4:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Archaeologists say they've uncovered a stone knife in a sinkhole near Tallahassee that dates back 14,550 years.
- Undiscovered burial mounds may abound in Iowa national park Updated: May-18-16 2:40 pm
HARPER'S FERRY, Iowa - Officials at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa say new American Indian burial mounds could still be discovered after 70 years of numerous archaeological investigations.
- Dig at theater where Shakespeare worked uncovers a surprise Updated: May-17-16 8:55 am
LONDON - London's relentless building boom has dug up another chunk of the city's history - one with a surprise for scholars of Shakespearean theater.
- Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure Updated: May-16-16 2:33 pm
CAESAREA, Israel - A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel's biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time.
- Rome metro line runs into Roman barracks and burial ground Updated: May-16-16 10:33 am
ROME - Work to upgrade Rome's public transport has again run up against an ancient problem: archaeological ruins.
- Archaeological dig set to resume at Malcolm X home in Boston Updated: May-15-16 9:29 am
BOSTON - Researchers are returning to the boyhood home of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X to resume an archaeological dig.
- Volunteers to go on 'patrol' for Utah petroglyphs Updated: May-15-16 5:56 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - Residents in southwestern Utah are standing watch over some of the area's most ancient rock art sites.
- Archaeologists work to preserve resting place of pioneer Updated: May-13-16 5:01 am
AMITY, Indiana - Archaeologists carefully brushed away dirt and small stones, looking for changes in the soil that could help them locate a nearly 185-year-old grave.
- On New Jersey hillside, clues to Revolutionary War mystery Updated: May-09-16 9:57 am
CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - On a gently sloping hillside studded with pine trees, clues to a Revolutionary War mystery are slowly being revealed, spurred by the dogged efforts of a local historian and his teenage son.
- BLM offers reward to stop vandals, looters of Utah sites Updated: May-08-16 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal officials are hoping the promise of a reward will help crack down on stealing and vandalizing of archaeological sites in Utah.
- Study finds thousands of artifacts at Wisconsin golf site Updated: May-08-16 5:31 pm
MILWAUKEE - An archaeological study has found thousands of cultural artifacts at a proposed 18-hole golf course the Kohler Co. plans for the shore of Lake Michigan.
- New book details archaeology at NY's Saratoga Battlefield Updated: May-07-16 8:34 am
STILLWATER, New York - A new book has been written on the archaeology conducted over the years at the site of the Revolutionary War's Battles of Saratoga.
- Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship Updated: May-04-16 5:29 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Researchers say they believe the ship that 18th century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor, but it'll take a lot of work and money to identify it.
- 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.