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Early Agricultural Era Macaw Discovered in Chihuahua
INAH Reports Mummified Macaw Found in Northern Chihuahua For a long time, the archaeological site of Paquimé, in Chihuahua, was the only pre-Hispanic site in northwest Mexico where remains of macaws were discovered in cultural contexts, but in 2016, residents of the Avendaños ejido in San Francis...
Artifacts from Little Bighorn Highlight Curation Dilemma
Artifacts from Little Bighorn Highlight Curation Dilemma National Park Service officials believe it’ll take constructing a new visitor center at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument before nearly 185,000 artifacts now being stored in Arizona can be returned and displayed. Those artifa...
New Data on Ancient Maize from Northern Mexico
New Data on Ancient Maize from Northern Mexico The first finding of incipient agriculture for the state of Nuevo Leon (Mexico), practiced by collectors-hunters, such as seeds, corncobs and corn leaves which are calculated to date back to 3500 or 3000 BC, was registered by investigators from the Nati...
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Could Transform Archaeological Research and Preservation
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Could Transform Archaeological Research and Preservation In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. R...