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The Tools of an Archaeologist

Archaeologists use many different tools in order to perform their digs! Here you will find some information about those tools. Excavating Tools A pickax or mattock is useful for loosening hard compressed soil and earth. Shovels and spades allow archaeologists to remove large portions of debris. Other items that are used in

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Newfoundland Labrador: Canada’s Hidden Gem

Newfoundland Labrador is the most easterly province in Canada. Though human habitation in the province can be traced back to approximately nine thousand years ago, the first European explorer, John Cabot, landed in Newfoundland Labrador in 1497. The exact area where he landed is debated among historians, though the five hundredth anniversary

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Amazing Archaeological Mysteries

Archaeological discoveries have a way of beguiling people, perhaps because it is fun and exciting to dream up explanations for how and why artifacts exist. These archaeological discoveries have left scientists with many unanswered questions, time and time again. Stone Spheres Enormous stone spheres, dating as far back as A.D 600, were