COVER FEATURE: VISITING SOUTH TEXAS AND THE HILL COUNTRY
BY RICHARD A. MARINI
Twelve thousand years of history is on display in this summer road trip.
A DIFFERENT VIEW OF PALEO-INDIANS
BY JENNIFER PINKOWSKI
An archaeologist questions some of the “truths” about these ancient people.
A HISTORY INSCRIBED ON TREES
BY DAVID MALAKOFF
Myriad tree carvings offer a glimpse of the life of Basque sheepherders.
NEW THINKING ABOUT POVERTY POINT
BY JULIAN SMITH
Archaeologists had assumed it took decades, perhaps even centuries, to build Poverty Point’s largest mound. But recent research indicates it could have been done in a month.
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CARLSBAD CAVERNS
BY TAMARA STEWART
The cultural resources at this World Heritage Site rival its amazing caves.