A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
City of the DeadThe vast Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara is now emerging from the shadow of Giza and the Valley of the Kingsby Andrew Lawler
Digging DeepRevolutionary technology takes archaeologists to new depthsby Marianne Alfsen
Rescued FrescoesAn unexpected discovery of rare Roman artby Marco Merola
Impossibly Old America?New sites and controversial theories fuel the debate over the origins of America's first peopleby Mike Toner
of the Gene WarsA pioneer of genetic archaeology maps the history of human migrationby Meredith F. Small
In This IssueA Story is Bornby Peter A. Young
From the PresidentA Hidden Discipline Why archaeologists are hard to find
by Jane C. Waldbaum
Special ReportThe Fantome Controversy
To archaeologists' dismay, Nova Scotia has licensed a company to salvage what it believes to be a warship that was carrying plunder from the White House in 1814.
NewsCurious George and the Looter in the Yellow Hat, Henry VIII's wedding chapel, and the first impacted wisdom teeth
Lover of Dirt Kathryn Gleason on the joys of digging ancient gardens
ReviewsGreece gets a digital makeover, the excitement of humdrum artifacts, Michael Coe's life in ruins, hominid battles, a mummy mystery wraps up, and editors' picks
CommentarySo You Want to be an Archaeologist?Brian Fagan warns against the seductions and false romance of an archaeological career.
March/April 2006 | July/August 2006