19.4 Singles LR

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    Vol. 19 No. 4


    COVER FEATURE

    Archaeology In the Ice Patches BY TAMARA STEWART

    Archaeologists are racing to preserve fragile artifacts that are exposed when ice patches melt.


    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



    Sites:

    CONSERVANCY TO ACQUIRE A PORTION OF MANZANARES PUEBLO IN NEW MEXICO
    Manzanares is one of the sites included in the Galisteo Basin Archaeological Sites Protection Act.




    DONATION OF TOWN SQUARE BANK MOUND UNITES LOCAL COMMUNITY
    Various people played a role in the Conservancy’s acquisition of a prehistoric mound.

    A LONG TIME COMING
    The Conservancy waited for 20 years to acquire the Dingfelder Circle.


    Point Acquisition: SAVING SOUTHWESTERN NEVADA PREHISTORY
    The Conservancy obtains a site in an area that’s seeing extensive development.



    COVER: Researchers stabilize a drill in preparation for coring an ice patch. They core the patches to see their internal structures, which offer paleoecological data.

    CREDIT :INSTAAR/Jennie Borresen Lee.


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