Unearthed! in 2016, Part 1

A field survey team create a 3D scan of a late 18th century vessel used as landfill in Alexandria, Virginia. Photo by Kate Patterson for The Washington Post via Getty Images

It's time to talk about all the things that were unearthed in 2016! This first of two episodes covers stuff it seems like happens every year, things that are actually older than we thought, and shipwrecks.

The video of our own Unearthed! experience at an archaeological dig in Harvard Yard is here: Digging Archaeology at Harvard Yard.

Topics in this Podcast: Richard III, mammoth, fairy tales, shipwrecks, Franklin Expedition, anthropology, archaeology, Unearthed!, amelia earhart