historical artifacts

Parks Canada underwater archaeologist Jonathan Moore observes a washing basin and an officer’s bedplace on the lower deck of the wreck of the HMS Erebus during a dive in this September 2022 handout photo in the Northwest Passage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Parks Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier

‘Hallowed space’: Divers pull 275 artifacts from 2022 excavation of Franklin ship

The discovery of a leather book cover has researchers particularly excited

 

Dawn Ainsley has been working as an archaeologist with Barkerville Historic Town and Park since 2015.(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Archiving archaeological treasures from Barkerville’s Theatre Royal

Dawn Ainsley is an archaeologist with Barkerville Historic Town and Park

 

The artifact appears to be a war club. Photo, K’ómoks First Nation

B.C. First Nation applauds man who found Indigenous artifact in his yard

Object seems to be a war club and has found a home with K’ómoks First Nation

 

The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

B.C. First Nation reunited with artifact 13 years after found in Williams Lake

The spearhead is believed to be 2,600 to 4,000 years old

The Williams Lake Indian Band is thrilled after receiving an artifact found by a former Williams Lake resident. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
A Summerland woman is returning an artifactto a B.C. First Nation that was found in 2007 in Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)

Former Williams Lake resident returns artifact to local First Nation

Cheryl Engemoen and her late husband found the artifact in their garden in 2007

A Summerland woman is returning an artifactto a B.C. First Nation that was found in 2007 in Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)
‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake