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Cultivation, Cooperation, and Conflict | American Archaeology

Researchers are studying the connections between early plant domestication and changing patterns of settlement and conflict during the Middle Holocene.  By Julian Smith This is an article excerpt from the Summer 2020 edition of American Archaeology...

Summer Travel | American Archaeology

Editor’s note: This travel article was planned before the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States. If you’re considering visiting any of the Conservancy’s preserves, please consult the regulations of the states the preserves...

The Truth in the Tree Rings | American Archaeology

The University of Arizona’s Laboratory of Tree Ring Research was founded in 1937 by astronomer A.E. Douglass and is the premiere laboratory devoted to dendrochronology in the U.S.  By Jasmine Demers This is an article excerpt...

A Tough, Versatile People | American Archaeology

An unprecedented three-year project involving scientists from four nations, as well as new studies of ceremonial burial caves that held hundreds of mummified men, women and children, has provided fresh insights into Unangax̂ people...

Forty Years of Preservation, a feature from American Archaeology

Since its inception in 1980, The Archaeological Conservancy has acquired more than 550 sites. By Paula Neely This is a full feature article from the Summer 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine to commemorate The Archaeological...

SPRING 2020 | A Zest For Maya Archaeology

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Tamara Jager Stewart With the passing of Michael Coe at...

SPRING 2020 | The Enduring Mystery Of Chichén Itzá

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Michael Bawaya Nelda Marengo Camacho lay on her stomach on...

SPRING 2020 | The Archaeology Of Undocumented Migration

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Gayle Keck Miriam lost her backpack. Her name was painted...

SPRING 2020 | Old Pictures, New Discoveries

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Erin Baxter The great houses of Aztec Ruins National Monument,...

SPRING 2020 | Aviation Archaeology Takes Flight

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By David Malakoff “It was the most horrible thing I have...