Cave Walls Record Early Encounters Between Old World And New
Archaeologists discover Spanish names, Christian symbols on Caribbean island visited by Columbus in 1494.
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Adena culture
The Adena culture was a Pre-Columbian Native American culture that existed from 1000 to 200 BCE, in a time known as the Early Woodland period. The Adena culture refers to what were probably a number o...
Adena culture - Wikipedia
Caborn-Welborn culture
Caborn-Welborn was a prehistoric North American culture defined by archaeologists as a Late Mississippian cultural manifestation that grew out of — or built upon the demise of — the Angel ...
Caborn-Welborn culture - Wikipedia
Clovis culture
The Clovis culture is a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct stone tools found at sites near Clovis, New Mexico, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Clovis culture appears around 11,500–11,0...
Clovis culture - Wikipedia
Coles Creek culture
Coles Creek culture is a Late Woodland archaeological culture in the Lower Mississippi valley in the southern United States. It followed the Troyville culture. The period marks a significant change in...
Coles Creek culture - Wikipedia
Fort Ancient
Fort Ancient is a name for a Native American culture that flourished from 1000-1750 CE among a people who predominantly inhabited land along the Ohio River in areas of modern-day southern Ohio, northe...
Fort Ancient - Wikipedia
Fremont culture
The Fremont culture or Fremont people is a pre-Columbian archaeological culture which received its name from the Fremont River in the U.S. state of Utah where the first Fremont sites were discovered. ...
Fremont culture - Wikipedia
Hohokam
Hohokam (/hoʊhoʊˈkɑːm/) is one of the four major prehistoric archaeological Oasisamerica traditions of what is now the American Southwest. Variant spellings in current, official usage include Hobokam,...
Hohokam - Wikipedia
Mississippian culture
The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American culture that flourished in what is now the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States from approximately 800 to 1600 AD, varying...
Mississippian culture - Wikipedia
Monongahela culture
The Monongahela culture were a Native American cultural manifestation of Late Woodland peoples from AD 1050 to 1635 in present-day western Pennsylvania, western Maryland, eastern Ohio, and West Virgin...
Monongahela culture - Wikipedia
Oasisamerica
Oasisamerica is a term used by some scholars, primarily Mexican anthropologists, for the broad cultural area defining pre-Columbian southwestern North America. It extends from modern-day Utah down to...
Oasisamerica - Wikipedia
Olmec
The Olmec were the first 'major' civilization in Mexico following a progressive development in Soconusco. They lived in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in the present-day states of Vera...
Olmec - Wikipedia
Pensacola culture
The Pensacola culture was a regional variation of the Mississippian culture along the Gulf Coast of the United States that lasted form 1100 to 1700 CE. The archaeological culture covers an area stretc...
Pensacola culture - Wikipedia
Plaquemine culture
The Plaquemine culture was an archaeological culture in the lower Mississippi River Valley in western Mississippi and eastern Louisiana. Good examples of this culture are the Medora Site ( the type ...
Plaquemine culture - Wikipedia
Poverty Point culture
Poverty Point culture is an archaeological culture that corresponds to an ancient group of Indigenous peoples who inhabited the area of the lower Mississippi Valley and surrounding Gulf coast from abo...
Poverty Point culture - Wikipedia
Troyville culture
The Troyville culture is an archaeological culture in areas of Louisiana and Arkansas in the Lower Mississippi valley in the southern United States. It was a Baytown Period culture and lasted from 400...
Troyville culture - Wikipedia
Weeden Island culture
The Weeden Island Cultures are a group of related archaeological cultures that existed during the Late Woodland period of the North American Southeast. The name for this group of cultures was derived ...