Artefacts, oldest on Saba, recovered at Black Rocks. | SMN NEWS

artifacts03082021SABA:—The artifacts that were found at Blacks Rocks, the proposed location to build Saba’s new harbor have been analyzed and recovered. Laboratory tests to date the artifacts showed that the objects were in fact the oldest to ever be found on the island, making the location the oldest archaeological on-land site on Saba.
The Saba Archaeological Center (SABARC) in October last year completed the on-land excavations and the archaeological mitigation at Giles Quarter, in the area that is locally known as Black Rocks, preserving a part of Saba’s heritage. The work was undertaken by Dr. Ryan Espersen (principal investigator) and ...

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