Category Archives: archeology
State archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni will talk about threats to archaeologist collections both in Connecticut and world-wide on April 19. The threat to archaeological and anthropological collections is not just a Connecticut problem with artifacts discovered and discarded in attics.
A mastodon’s skeletal remains, tools left behind from the state’s first inhabitants and graffiti from the early 18th century are just some of the incredible finds by state archaeologist Nicholas F. Bellantoni. On Sunday, Bellantoni, of the Connecticut State Museum … Continue reading
Archeologists are scouring backyards in Mystic, CT, for remains of the Pequot War, one of the first major conflicts between English settlers and American Indians. A watercolor of the Pequot War. They’ve found musket balls, gunflints and arrowheads not far … Continue reading