Bronze artifact found on Alaska's Seward Peninsula

...years old on Alaska's west coast have recovered a bronze artifact that may have been cast in Asia during prehistoric times...Colorado at Boulder research associate says in a release the artifact found at Cape Espenberg resembles a buckle and may have been...
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Archaeologist unearths rare Native artifact

...Knecht. Charles Bellow discovered the artifact last Monday while digging a few feet...pleased, rushed off to the museum with the artifact, which will remain the property of the...container of a substance that will coat the artifact in a wax-like substance, to preserve...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Expert IDs rare Native artifact 7/13/98

...robe. It was an artifact so rare that the...holding thousands of artifacts from the dig are...of Russian-era artifacts ever discovered in...processing of the artifacts will take years to...Expert IDs rare Native artifact
Feds back Native group in artifacts probe

...possession and sale of potentially sacred artifacts following a complaint from an organization...possesses at least two Southeast Alaska artifacts, including a Tlingit halibut hook that...immediately be reached. Van Dyke said the artifacts in question have been housed at the museum...
Warming Arctic could uncover Native artifacts

...snow to uncover ancient Alaska Native artifacts.Perennial, stationary snow patches...Caribou migrations indicate hunting artifacts, clothing and tools may be beneath the...where warming is most likely to reveal artifacts.Tedesche said artifacts have been discovered...
Athabascan mask featured at Sheldon Jackson Museum in SItka

An Athabascan mask is the December artifact of the month at the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka. The mask is from the Deg...more information, visit
Rare Tlingit warrior's helmet captures $2 million at auction

...what is believed to be a record amount for a Native American artifact at an auction. On May 18, Fairfield Auction of Newton, several months ago, not realizing the value of the artifact, auction house owner Jack DeStories said. "She didn't...
Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

...that turned up thousands of Russian era artifacts. At that time McMahan was with the Alaska...he and his 9-member team found more artifacts."We didn't find any smoking guns...protect it from souvenir hunters.The new artifacts included musket balls, gun flints...
Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts

...Historical Museum is currently seeking farming and food production artifacts for their upcoming exhibit, "Grown on the Rock," opening...local growing organizations.Those interested in loaning an artifact for "Grown on the Rock," should contact the Tongass Historical...
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

ANCHORAGE - Researchers at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve have confirmed a second piece of evidence in four years that points to Northwest Alaska's trade with Asia dating back 1,000 years.The Alaska Dispatch news reports University of Colorado researchers have spent the last year tracing a flake of obsidian found at the site to the Chukotka peninsula in Russia.


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