Four exceptional photographers show their work and give insights on how to take remarkable pictures.
LEGENDS OF ARCHAEOLOGY: SAVING THE SERPENT
Amazed and puzzled by Serpent Mound, Frederick W. Putnam was determined to excavate and preserve it.
BY BRADLEY LEPPER
HITTING AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL JACKPOT
Caesars’s plan to build a grand casino in Indiana resulted in a huge archaeological project.
BY MARIA BRADEN
Thomas Jefferson conducted American archaeology’s first excavation. Working at a Monacan Indian village that may be the same site as Jefferson’s, Jeffrey Hantman’s archaeology is informing history.
BY CHERYL PELLERIN
PLEASURE GARDENS, ALCOHOL ENEMAS, AND CHOCOLATE-COVERED TAMALES
Ancient Americans knew how to party.
BY ROB CRISELL