This week, learn all about lacrosse 🥍, newly found cemeteries in NJ ⛼, mastodons 🐘, rock art 🎨 and an old fishing rod 🎣🐟!
The Native American origins of lacrosse
By Lesley Kennedy for History
More historic burial grounds for African Americans discovered in New Jersey
By Ricardo Kaulessar for NorthJersey.com
What lies beneath Warren County? Mastodons, apparently.
By Steve Novak for lehighvalleylive.com
Rock art found near Canada's Wanuskewin Bison Jump
By Archaeology (photo below courtesy of Wanuskewin Heritage Park)
Archaeology breakthrough after discovery of ancient human fishing rod: 'Amazing'
By Joel Day for Express Daily UK
This week, learn about fun with 3-D art 🎨, seeing the past in color 📸, a cemetery gone wild ⾋, a boy finding his Native roots 👪, and an ancient cloth 👚!
Looking for a road trip? Check out the Tilt Museum at American Dream
By News 12 Staff
New book enlivens vintage photographs of Jersey Shore
By Tom Wilk for New Jersey Monthly (photo above courtesy of Local Color/Down The Shore Publishing)
This historic Brooklyn cemetery shows us a future without lawns
By Ryan Goldberg for Popular Science
11-year-old learning about history of Native Americans in school takes a step further to learn more about their culture
By Emily Adams-Bentley for Times Tribune
What was ancient clothing like? See one of the oldest pieces of cloth in the world
By SciTechDaily (photo courtesy of Antoinette Rast-Eicher, University of Bern)
This week, learn about an incredible battleship 🚢, a cool NJ mine 💎, a scuba diving discovery 🛶, a hidden passageway 🚪, and an Egyptian king’s temple 👑!
Exploring one of the greatest battleships in history: The USS New Jersey
By Geoffrey Morrison for C/Net
The Sterling Hill Mining Museum is a must-visit for an adventure in time
By Eva Grall for Hoboken Girl
(photo above courtesy of sterlinghillminingmuseum.org)
A Wisconsin archaeologist was scuba diving for fun. She found a sunken 1,200-year-old canoe.
By Sophie Carson for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Property developer discovers secret passageway behind bookshelf in 500-year-old house
By David Kindy for Smithsonian Magazine
Archaeologists uncover decorated blocks from King Nactanebo I temple
By Nevine El-Aref for ahram online (photo below courtesy of Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)
This week, learn about yummy chocolate candies 🍫, a place to find dinosaur bones 🦎🦴, a cool basketball jersey 🏀, live artifact digging 🔎 , and old cave art 🐢🐍
M&M’s the world’s most famous candy is a part of NJ History
By Big Joe Henry for New Jersey 101.5
Rowan University’s new fossil museum sits within an active dinosaur fossil dig
By David Malone for Building Design +Construction
Nets ‘City Edition’ uniforms pay tribute to New Jersey roots
By Net Income for Nets Daily
Museum offering public opportunity to watch archaeologists in action
By Victoria College Media Office for Victoria Advocate
Telangana: Mesolithic rock art site discovered in Rajanna-Sircilla
By Vivek Bhoomi for The New Indian Express (photo below courtesy of The New Indian Express)
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