FALL 2019 | The Saga Of The Snakes

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 Mike Toner A riveting story of dynastic intrigue and bloody...
COVER: A feather bundle (upper right), a pair of tapestry-woven yucca sandals (below) and a woman’s yucca-cordage apron with human-hair waistcord are some of the artifacts researchers have reexcavated. Credit: Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History cat. # H-13338; the Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Brigham Young University cat. #1992.30.1 and .2; the Field Museum of Natural History cat. #165246/Laurie Webster

American Archaeology Magazine Spring 2017 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, SPRING 2017, is now available! COVER: A feather bundle (upper right), a pair of tapestry-woven yucca sandals (below) and a woman’s yucca-cordage apron with human-hair waistcord are some...
Book Cover: Rethinking Moundville

Book Review – Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland Edited by Vincus P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (University Press of Florida, 2016; 344 pgs., illus., $75 cloth; www.upf.com) Moundville, near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of the largest prehistoric mound-builder complexes...

SPRING 2019 PREVIEW | Harvard’s History Lesson

The following is an excerpt from the Spring 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  By Elaine K. Howley COVER IMAGE: The excavators have recovered numerous pipes. This white clay pipe with a partially broken stem dates to...