Vol. 2 No. 1 | Spring 1998

    1505
    2.1Spring98singlesLR.pdf
    File Size4.9 MiB
    DateMay 9, 2014
    Downloads157

    HOPEWELL: THE ENDURING MYSTERY
    Two thousand years after the Ohio Hopewell built immense geometric earthworks, archaeologists struggle to unlock the secrets behind the monuments. Why did the Hopewell construct the earthworks, and how? What rituals and customs united these rural farmers in projects of remarkable engineering?
    BY HEATHER PRINGLE
    page 8


    GUARDIANS OF THE PAST
    As the artifact trade escalates nationwide, state and federal agencies are using citizen volunteers in the fight to preserve endangered archaeological sites. Looters and vandals beware.
    BY BRENDAN DOHERTY
    page 14


    A LOVE FOR THE AGES
    Smithsonian archaeologists Dennis Stanford and Margaret Jodry - colleagues, coauthors, and husband and wife - devote their lives to the search for North America's earliest inhabitants.
    BY BRUCE GOLDFARB
    page 19