Winter 2015 is Here!

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The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, WINTER 2015 , is now available.

  • COVER: Researchers stabilize a drill in preparation of coring an ice patch. They core the patches to see their internal structures, which offer paleoecological data.
  • Credit: INSTAAR/Jennie Borresen Lee.

Articles:

ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE ICE PATCHES BY TAMARA STEWART
Archaeologists are racing to preserve fragile artifacts melting from ice patches.

THE ROAD TO PREHISTORY BY ELIZABETH LUNDAY
A highway expansion project in Texas led to the discovery of several ancient Caddo sites and raised issues about preservation.

CHACO’S UPPER CLASS BY CHARLES C. POLING
New research suggests an elite class emerged at Chaco Canyon much earlier than previously thought.

DID THE CLOVIS PEOPLE HAVE NEIGHBORS BY MARCIA HILL GOSSARD
Discoveries from the Cooper’s Ferry site indicate that two different cultures inhabited North America roughly 13,000 years ago.

LIFE ON THE NORTHERN FRONTIER BY WAYNE CURTIS
Researchers are trying to understand what life was like at an English settlement in southern Maine around the turn of the 18th century.

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