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Russian team searches for lost Soviet-era bomber

...water a few years ago. It was something hard and large that ripped a hole in the boat's fiberglass hull.Former state archaeologist Dave McMahan said the location near the mouth of the Colville River, with a mix of fresh and salt water, bodes...
Human remains found at Knik construction site

...remains by an excavator has halted construction of a warehouse next to the Knik Museum. An examination by the state archaeologist determined the remains were likely those of a native male in his early 20s, KTUU-TV reported Tuesday. The man...

...noon, Alaska State Museum. "Exploring the Archaeology of Alaska's Colonial Russian Settlements," with State Archaeologist Dave McMahan of the Office of History and Archaeology. Free.CARES physical science/art class presentation...
City museum hosts public talks on underwater archaeology

...discussions on archaeological research and recovery as well as shipwrecks along the Alaskan coastline. Alaska State Archaeologist and deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Dave McMahan will precede the speakers with a brief introduction...
State museum lecture to focus on shipwreck artifacts

...Historical Collections, and "Exploring the Archaeology of Alaska's Colonial Russian Settlements" on March 14 with State Archaeologist Dave McMahan, of the Office of History and Archaeology.For more information, call 465-2901.
Around Town for Thursday, March 14

...Lecture: Exploring the Archaeology of Alaska's Colonial Russian Settlements, noon, ALaska State Museum. With State Archaeologist Dave McMahan of the Office of History and Archaeology. Free.Bartlett Hospital Planning Committee meeting, noon...
Alaska Digest

...possibility was a ship of Russian or European commercial traders in the 18th century looking for sea otter pelts. State archaeologist Dave McMahan said cannonballs have been found in Anchorage, Valdez and Sitka. Linda Yarborough, a Chugach National...
This week's state museum lecture: Cosmology of the Tlingit Longhouse

...of the Alaska Historical Library and Museum, 1919-1940. For the final lecture in the series, on March 14, State Archaeologist Dave McMahan from the Office of History and Archaeology will present "Exploring the Archaeology of Alaska's...
Kodiak to be featured in upcoming Russian television series

...Petrov said the crew began its stay in Alaska in Anchorage, after flying from Moscow."We talked with (state archaeologist) Dave McMahan," he said. "We also visited the (Anchorage) museum."After filming Russian sites around...
Remains of Gold Rush-era ship identified

...television show "History Detectives" called to ask about a shipwrecked schooner in Southwest Alaska. Alaska state archaeologist Dave McMahan said he didn't know anything about that one, but he mentioned the Portland. That changed everything...


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