archaeology

Archaeologists recovered as much as they could before construction obliterated the old graveyard. (Getty Images)

Virginia Community In Arms After High School Digs Up Graveyard For Football Field

A Virginia community is in an uproar after a school district dug up an old graveyard to build a high school football field.

12/04/2013

Skeleton being digged up at an archaeological dig (Photo credit: MAHMOUD ZAYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Dig Seeks Proof of 1st Free Black Community

Archaeology students have been sifting through a little patch of ground on Maryland’s Eastern Shore this summer, seeking evidence that it was home to the nation’s first free African-American community.

07/28/2013

Skeleton being digged up at an archaeological dig (Photo credit: MAHMOUD ZAYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Find Cannibalism at American Settlement

Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.

05/01/2013

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