The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, SUMMER 2018, is now available!
- COVER: Kin Kletso is one of Chaco Canyon’s great houses. Evidence indicates that gambling could have played an important role in the lives of Chacoans.
- CREDIT: James Q. Jacobs
WHEN THE GAMBLER CAME TO CHACO BY ALEXANDRA WITZE
Oral histories and archaeological evidence indicate the significance of gambling at Chaco Canyon.
RETHINKING SHELL MIDDENS BY DAVID MALAKOFF
Archaeologists have come to realize that shell middens can be much more than mounds of trash.
Summer Travel: A TOUR OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA’S RICH ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY BY ANDREA COOPER
There’s much to see in this part of the Tar Heel state.
RICH MAN, POOR MAN BY WAYNE CURTIS
Archaeological evidence suggests wealth inequality has existed for millennia.
A REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY BY LINDA VACCARIELLO
LiDAR is an amazing tool, but it can also present problems.
new acquisition: A VESTIGE OF THE LATE ARCHAIC
The Conservancy saves another ancient mound.
new acquisition: THE CONSERVANCY PRESERVES AN ANCESTRAL ZUNI VILLAGE
Amity Pueblo is extremely important to the Zuni.
POINT-6 acquisition: LEARNING ABOUT THE CORONA PHASE
The English-Harkey site could provide important information about this little-known phase. 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. Learn more about the other 3 new sites saved so far with POINT-6 emergency funds: You Can Save Archaeological Sites
Browse Articles Excerpts from our last issue, SPRING 2018.