CAIRN Archaeologist Assists in the Discovery of Ancient Shipwrecks in Small Greek Archipelago

CAIRN Underwater Archeologist, Peter Campbell, is participating in a joint Greek-American expedition to the Fourni archipelago, which is bringing to light ancient trade networks. Twenty-two shipwrecks were discovered in only thirteen days in what may be the ancient shipwreck capital of the world.   The discovery is among the top archaeological finds…

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A Farmer’s Fallout Cave

In September 2014, CAIRN was asked by the Missouri Department of Conservation to conduct a cultural resource assessment of a cave entrance in Western Missouri.  The Missouri Speleological Survey (MSS) records noted artifacts reported within the cave entrance during cave survey.  The cave entrance, 200 feet in length, sits within…

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CAIRN Documents a St.Louis Brewery Cave

In 2011, CAIRN conducted an archaeological survey of an undisclosed historic brewery cave beneath St. Louis, Missouri.  Artifacts (such as the bottle neck fragments seen in the photo) were documented along with several archaeological features, and brewery architecture.  Historically, St. Louis was a major site for the development of  American…

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