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Underwater Archaeology

Mysterious Shipwreck May Rewrite History Of Island Nation

natureheader | Ewen Callaway | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scraps of wood salvaged off New Zealand’s coast probably come from a Dutch ship built in the early 1700s, a study based on carbon dating, tree rings...

Shipwreck Off East Coast Finally Identified

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

A 19th-century steamer that sank beneath the waves after a violent crash off the New Jersey coast has now been found. The Robert J. Walker, a pre-C...

PHOTOS: Secrets Of The Maya Otherworld

Posted 07.20.2013 | World

Centuries after their decline, the Maya are still yielding their secrets to the world. Each day, scientists work to uncover another piece of the puzzl...

Pavlopetri: A Lost Society Not So Different From Ours

Dr. Jon C. Henderson | Posted 08.04.2012 | Science
Dr. Jon C. Henderson

Pavlopetri is a settlement frozen in time, an ancient city dating back 5,000 years which has lain submerged under the sea for millennia off the south-east coast of Greece. And this was not a town of simple farmers, but a port city with a sophisticated society.