American Archaeology Fall 2018 is Here!

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At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the first-known evidence of European presence in the Americas. CREDIT: Dale Wilson / Parks Canada
At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the first-known evidence of European presence in the Americas. CREDIT: Dale Wilson / Parks Canada

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2018, is now available!

  • COVER: At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the first-known evidence of European presence in the Americas.
  • CREDIT: Dale Wilson / Parks Canada

Articles:

SEARCHING FOR VIKINGS BY DAVID MALAKOFF
L’Anse aux Meadows was discovered in eastern Canada in 1960. Since then, archaeologists have had little luck finding other Norse sites in North America.

A MEETING OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE BY JULIAN SMITH
A collaboration between an archaeologist and a Native American basketmaker has led to a better understanding of ancient basketry.

A TUMULTUOUS TIME BY ELIZABETH LUNDAY
An investigation in southeast Tennessee may be revealing evidence of problems that plagued the region in the thirteenth century.

WILLIAMSBURG UNCOVERED BY PAULA NEELY
Archaeology is playing an important role in telling the story of Virginia’s former capital.

OF MASTODONS AND MEN BY TAMARA JAGER STEWART
Were humans hunting mastodons and other megafauna in northeast Florida nearly 15,000 years ago?

new acquisitions:
A REMARKABLE EARTHWORK PRESERVED
The Conservancy acquires an earthwork in upstate New York.

Point-6 acquisition
THE MYSTERY OF MOUNT BAYOU MOUND
Future research may reveal the age of this ancient mound.Join crowdfunding for POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Fund. Donate at https://give.archaeologicalconservancy.org/ . Each donation will be matched dollar for dollar! Now 138 Sites have been saved by POINT emergency funds.

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