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    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.

    page 18


    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.

    PAGE 12


    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.

    page 25




    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.

    page 32


    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.

    page 38