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LiDAR used to map colonial-era roads and farmsteads

Researchers working in Connecticut and Massachusetts are employing the use of LiDAR technology to map the colonial-era roads and farmsteads in the area. The airborne technology bounces laser light pulses off the ground to generate precise pictures of surface features. A quiet revolution in archaeology has resulted from LiDAR's advent, with

Roman-era farmstead found in England

A small farmstead, complete with roundhouses and pottery, has been found in the West Midlands of England "We've got a number of fragments of pottery dating from between the 1st and 3rd Centuries AD, and one potential Romano-British settlement. "It's quite a small farmstead with perhaps a number of roundhouses," he said. "We've