The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, WINTER 2017, is now available!
- COVER: Shumla researchers Jerod Roberts (on ladder) and Karen Steelman use a portable x-ray fluorescence instrument to identify the elemental composition of rock art paintings at the White Shaman site in southwest Texas.
- Credit: Photo by Vicky Roberts / Courtesy Shumla Archaeological Research & Education Center
SAVING AN ANCIENT LIBRARY BY RICHARD A. MARINI
Researchers are digitally preserving ancient pictographs and the knowledge they contain.
READING JEFFERSON ’S LANDSCAPE BY DAVID MALAKOFF
Evidence of major changes in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are seen on the grounds of Monticello.
THE LOST HISTORY OF TLAXCALLAN BY LIZZIE WADE
The remains of an unusual and for gotten republic are being uncovered in central Mexico.
A TALE OF PREHISTORIC CLIMATE CHANGE BY JULIAN SMITH
Long ago people on Florida’s nor thern Gulf coast had to contend with rising sea levels. Archaeologists are learning how they did it.
WHISTLING PAST THE HISTORIC GRAVEYARD BY TAMARA JAGER STEWART
The accidental uncovering of a historic cemetery in Philadelphia has revealed its lax and confusing preservation laws.
A GLIMPSE OF THE ZUNI
The Conservancy obtains the Tinaja Pueblo.
Browse Articles Excerpts from our last issue, Fall 2017.