American Archaeology Magazine 2013 Fall, Vol. 17 No. 3
COVER FEATURE:THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF IMBIBING
BY WAYNE CURTIS
Humans have consumed alcohol for centuries, but it’s only recently that archaeologists have focused on the role of drinking in history.
FINDING MENENDEZ'S FOOTPRINT
BY KELLY ENRIGHT
Archaeologists have found the original Spanish encampment that led to the establishment of St. Augustine, America’s first permanent colonial settlement.
THE POMPEII OF THE AMERICAS
BY MICHAEL BAWAYA
Around a.d.630 a volcanic eruption both destroyed and preserved a Maya farming village in El Salvador.
COMMERCE AND CONFLICT ON THE 18TH CENTURY FRONTIER
BY CRISTINA ROUVALIS
The excavation of Fort Shirley is revealing the difficulties of doing business during the French and Indian War.
THE MORTON VILLAGE PUZZLE
BY BRENDA ROTHERT
Roughly 700 years ago two distinctly different prehistoric groups moved in together. Archaeologists are trying to determine the consequences.