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Life After Dark | American Archaeology

By Zach Zorich | At sunset, when the light drains from a landscape, it forces a change in perspective that archaeologists have not often considered....

A Tour Of The Effigy Mounds Of The Upper Midwest | American Archaeology

By Sara Millhouse | Native Americans built earthen mounds across much of the Eastern half of the United States, but effigy mounds are largely found...

Google Maps for Travelers | American Archaeology

By David Malakoff | For more than a century, archaeologists have debated why ancient Native Americans built the stout stone towers that sit high above...

Changing Times | American Archaeology

By Julian Smith | When European explorers and missionaries began arriving in the Great Lakes region in the sixteenth century, they found groups including the...