October Highlights at State Museum of Pennsylvania Include Archaeology Month, Great Pumpkin Day
Archaeology and Earth Science Day at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Meet Museum curators and staff; members of Museum-associated societies such as the Cleveland Geological Society and the Micromineral Society; as well as representatives from the Cleveland Archaeological Society and local universities.
Archaeology in York over the last two decades will be under the spotlight at a conference in the city. Experts in the field will be attending the three-day event at York St John University, which starts on Friday, to talk about what has been learned from excavations and how people have been able to get involved in uncovering the city’s hidden history.
Georgia Southern University’s team of student and faculty archaeologists has been honored with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Partners in Conservation award for their work in discovering a long-lost Civil War prison camp near Millen, Ga.
BBC News has revealed that a shipwreck containing 200 tonnes of silver has been found in the Atlantic Ocean, 500 kilometres off the west coast of Ireland.
Images of five of the Dead Sea Scrolls have been placed online by Google and Jerusalem’s Israel Museum. “Some of these images are appearing for the first time in Google – what no one has seen for 2,000 years and no scholar since the Dead Sea Scrolls were found,” said James Charlesworth, director of the Princeton Dead Sea Scrolls Project.