American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2014, VOL 18, NO 3
COVER FEATURE: AN ECHO OF THE MIAMI CIRCLE
BY MICHAEL BAWAYA
Development confronts historic preservation in Miami.
IS IT REALLY PRE-CLOVIS?
BY JULIAN SMITH
If most Paleo-Indian scholars accept a pre-Clovis occupation of the Americas, why do they accept so few pre-Clovis sites?
LIFE BACK THEN
BY MIKE TONER
A new model of archaeological inquiry strives to reveal the details of ancient life.
RETHINKING SPIRO MOUNDS
BY ELIZABETH LUNDAY
A renowned Spiro scholar has changed his interpretation of this important site. A new excavation could prove him right or wrong.
SEARCHING FOR DE SOTO
BY KRISTIN OHLSON
Historical accounts state that the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto led a large expedition through what is now the Southeastern U.S. Archaeologists have been searching for evidence of his journey with remarkably little success.