Category Archives: archaeology
The Ohio Historical Society is partnering with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to apply the latest medical technology to uncover the story of Nesykhonsupashery, a young woman who lived and died in ancient Egypt during the reign of … Continue reading
Read about new hours for Ohio Village this summer and Brad Lepper’s latest column. Ohio Village to Reopen to Public Archaeology Useless? Not in Educated Society
What a find! OHS Archaeologist found an unpublished manuscript in collections recently and has written up a post about it over on the Ohio Archaeology Blog.
OHS continues to build bridges with federally-recognized Native American tribes connected to Ohio. On Friday, we were visited by tribal citizens of the Seneca-Cayuga, Wyandot, and Delaware tribes. Many of the people who came were members of the Seneca-Cayuga language class, taught … Continue reading
The May/June issue of Bird Watchers Digest highlights OHS sites! Check out the article online: Mysterious Mounds: Birding the Ancient Ohio Trail The recommended sites are: Great Circle Earthworks and Octagon Earthworks in Newark, Ohio. Fort Hill near Hillsboro, Ohio. … Continue reading
OHS staff and collections have been making news! Archaeology curator Brad Lepper has a new column in the Columbus Dispatch: Paleo-Indian Site Might Demonstrate Early Ritual OHIOFUSION has an article about the Gay Ohio History Iniative: Collecting a Community with … Continue reading
Ohio Historical Society Archaeologist, and all around nice guy, Brad Lepper discusses pilgrimage in his most recent article for the Columbus Dispatch. For more information check out his expanded post at our Archaeology Blog.
Find out what is new in Ohio archaeology. Here is a link to Brad Lepper’s most recent commentary in the Sunday edition of the Columbus Dispatch: Technology Offers Peek Into the Past
Our archaeology curator, Brad Lepper, discusses the potential for using remote sensing to learn more about Serpent Mound in this round up of scientists in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch: New Year Holds Hope for Particles, Planets: Researchers are Eager to … Continue reading
“It is becoming increasingly clear that many of Ohio’s ancient earthworks incorporate alignments to astronomical phenomena, such as the apparent rising and setting of the Sun on the summer and winter solstices and the various moonrises and sets that demarcate … Continue reading