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The POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Program Begins

The Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of POINT-6, the sixth phase of an emergency acquisition project intended to purchase significant sites in immediate danger of destruction. The cultural remains of America’s prehistoric...

Rediscovering Tenochtitlan | American Archaeology

By Rodrigo Pérez Ortega This is an article excerpt from the Spring 2021 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  Raúl Barrera Rodríguez and his team had...

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,...
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SUMMER 2019 | Friends, Followers, And Retweets

The following is an article excerpt from the Summer 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full issue!  By Elizabeth Lunday More than a thousand years ago, women living...

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...

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...

FALL 2019 | Recovering from the Ashes

The following is an article excerpt from the Fall 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Gayle Keck Jasper, a border collie with a mottled black,...

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...

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...

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...