Browse Items tagged "archaeology" (204 total)

These stone points are reproductions of those found at an important Paleoindian site in Sussex County (south-central Virginia). This site gave archaeologists evidence that people had been living in Virginia much earlier than had previously been…

For a long time, archaeologists believed that people first arrived in the Americas about 13,000 years ago, forming the widespread Clovis culture. But after the discovery of these pre-Clovis stone blades and other artifacts from a site in Sussex…

When Robert and Lynn Ripley purchased a 300-acre farm in Gloucester County, they knew that archaeologists suspected it was once the home of Powhatan, the Indian chief who reigned when the first English settlers moved into Virginia. Researchers…

The footprint of a house pattern, believed to date to around 1600, has been marked off by archaeologists in Virginia Beach. The dark marks indicate postholes from wooden supports. The homes of Virginia Indians at the time of the Jamestown settlement…