American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2017 is Here!

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The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2017, is now available! COVER: This four-hole ocarina depicts an unknown animal. It was found in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and is now in the collections of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University. Credit: (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. PM# 17-3-20/C8064.

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2017, is now available!

  • COVER: This four-hole ocarina depicts an unknown animal. It was found
    in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and is now in the collections of the Peabody
    Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University.
  • Credit: (c) President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum
    of Archaeology and Ethnology. PM# 17-3-20/C8064.

Articles:

AN INSTRUMENT FOR THE AGES BY GAYLE KECK
People have been playing ocarinas for millennia.

THE SERPENT MOUND DEBATE BY DAVID MALAKOFF
Who built this amazing effigy mound and when did they do it?

LIFE ON THE FRONTIER BY LINDA VACCARIELLO
Carter Robinson Mound and Village is yielding information about life on the Mississippian frontier.

FINDING THE PILGRIMS BY RACHAEL MOELLER GORMAN
Archaeologists believe they have located the Plymouth Colony, which was established in 1620.

SURVIVING IN A CHANGING WORLD BY BETH HOWARD
Archaeologists are learning how the Catawba tribe overcame warfare, enslavement, and disease in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

NEW ACQUISITIONS:

WHERE BEAUTIFUL POTTERY WAS PRODUCED
The Conservancy obtains part of a site known for remarkable ceramics.

A LONG AND WINDING ROAD
The Danbury site’s path to preservation had many twists and turns.

THE CONSERVANCY EXPANDS EBBERT SPRING
Having obtained another five-acre parcel, the Conservancy can now protect the entire site.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. This looks to have some interesting articles. Living in Mexico and being a musician, I would love to read the articles on ocarinas.

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