City of the Dead
The vast Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara is now emerging from the shadow of Giza and the Valley of the Kings
by Andrew Lawler
Revolutionary technology takes archaeologists to new depths
by Marianne Alfsen
An unexpected discovery of rare Roman art
by Marco Merola
Impossibly Old America?
New sites and controversial theories fuel the debate over the origins of America's first people
by Mike Toner
of the Gene Wars
A pioneer of genetic archaeology maps the history of human migration
by Meredith F. Small
In This Issue
A Story is Born
by Peter A. Young
From the President
A Hidden Discipline
Why archaeologists are hard to find
by Jane C. Waldbaum
The 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.
Curious 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
Greece 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
So You Want to be an Archaeologist?
Brian Fagan warns against the seductions and false romance of an archaeological career.