Seeking clues to ancient nomadic life at the edge of the Arctic
by Eric A. Powell
A Native Take on Jamestown
Four centuries later, the colony still provokes debate (and just what was the deal with Pocahontas?)
by Sandra Scham
In Search of Ancient Earthquakes
Can archaeologists help predict the next big one?
by Lois Wingerson
Alexander, Piece by Piece
Replicating a famous Roman mosaic
by Marco Merola
The Americas' First Colony?
A possible Olmec outpost in southern Mexico
by David Cheetham
A City by the Sea
Early urban planning on Mexico's Pacific coast
by Jennifer Pinkowski
In This Issue
In the Land of the Reindeer Herders
by Peter A. Young
From the President
1906: A Remarkable Year for Archaeology
Celebrating the anniversary of two important acts of Congress
by Jane C. Waldbaum
Lima's oldest (and headless) mummy, Rome has crabs, the Curse of Ötzi, the Oregon fort of Lewis and Clark, Harriet Tubman's army raid, and lions at the Tower of London
Site Q Discovered!
Epigrapher Stanley Guenter on finally identifying Site Q, Maya archaeology's missing city
The real David and Solomon, the Persian Empire rises again, Moche artifacts at Harvard, sepia-toned sites in the Mediterranean, Egypt's famous female pharaoh, rethinking the New World, and editors' picks
Letter From the Southwest
Guardians of the Past
Volunteer stewards are crucial to protecting sites.
by Deborah M. Norman