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 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...

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...

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 Tale Of The Textiles | American Archaeology

By Tamara Jager Stewart 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.  Perched above Beaver Creek and the fertile...

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...

Collaborating With Collectors | American Archaeology

By Gayle Keck 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.  Warner Williams stood before a fresh grave in...

Down by the River | American Archaeology

By Wayne Curtis 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.  Not much is left of the Remer property....

A Copper Conundrum | American Archaeology

By David Malakoff 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.  In the late 1990s, William Reardon, a U.S....

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 the floor of Nine Mile Canyon, a serpentine gulch in...