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The Sounds Of The Past | American Archaeology

By Tamara Jager Stewart This is an article excerpt from the Winter 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  Looking around, I saw that I was...

When Did Humans Enter The Americas? | American Archaeology

By Mike Toner This is an article excerpt from the Winter 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  The headlines—some of them in prestigious peer-reviewed scientific...

A Prehistoric Dog’s Life | American Archaeology

By Julian Smith This is an article excerpt from the Winter 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  It’s hard to imagine life without dogs. There...

The Time Before The Maya | American Archaeology

By David Malakoff This is an article excerpt from the Winter 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  It can be tough to stay dry in...

The Stories Of The Slave Wrecks | American Archaeology

By Paula Neely This is an article excerpt from the Winter 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  When the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History...

As NAGPRA Turns Thirty | American Archaeology

Thirty years ago Congress passed landmark legislation designed to return the remains and funerary objects of countless Native Americans to the ground from which they were taken long ago. By Mike Toner This is an article...

Upholding The Law | American Archaeology

By David Malakoff This is an article excerpt from the Fall 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  The first glimpse was unforgettable and “overwhelming,” recalled...

Ancient Writing | American Archaeology

Archaeologist Stephen D. Houston of Brown University published a paper in 2006 arguing that a Maya tablet found in Veracruz, Mexico is ”an unambiguous example of writing,” a conclusion that since has been generally...

Spells, Charms, Curses, and Concealments | American Archaeology

By Gayle Keck This is an article excerpt from the Fall 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  Have you ever stooped to pick up a...

Investigating The Calusa | American Archaeology

By Tamara Jager Stewart This is an article excerpt from the Fall 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  The Calusa king Caalus, perched high on...