New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe.
The ship sank during a bloody battle against a fleet from Denmark and the German city of Lübeck.
Children's skulls found at the edges of Bronze Age settlements may have been a gruesome gift for the local lake gods.
Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced in the early 1800s by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Continue reading →
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