Vol. 3 No. 2 | Summer 1999

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    TO LIVE AND LABOUR FOR ANOTHER
    Early American documents may have largely forgotten them, but the slaves who helped forge a new nation are well-represented in the archaeological record. Research in Virginia and Tennessee has revealed new information about daily life under slavery.
    BY WES ALLISON
    page 16


    RISING ABOVE THE DELTA
    At the oldest mound complex yet found, Watson Brake, and the largest, Poverty Point, archaeologists in Louisiana continue to uncover new details about the birth and evolution of moundbuilding.
    BY LORI TUCKER
    page 9


    TRAVELS THROUGH ANTIQUITY
    An appreciation for ancient cultures continues to grow, as indicated by increasing visitation at archaeological sites across the country. Here are five examples of parks and museums waiting to be explored.
    BY NANCY HARBERT
    page 23