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New York dig unearths old city life

Excavation in New York finds thousands of items, some dating back to 18th century.

    A team of archaeologists in New York is slowly recreating a snapshot of life from the past.

    Thousands of artifacts have been discovered under the city. Some of them date back to the 18th century. 

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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