(Cover Photo: Ken Garrett)
America's First Pastime
Did rolling stones spread Mississippian culture across North America?
by Timothy R. Pauketat
Oceans of Dharma
Can investigating India's medieval dams provide a model for bringing water to a billion people?
by Samir S. Patel
New Home for Treasures of the Acropolis
by Jarrett A. Lobell
The Man Under
the Jaguar Mountain
A new royal Maya tomb emerges from the tunnels beneath Copán's Acropolis
by Zach Zorich
Dark History of the White Death
The million-year battle
between man and tuberculosis
by Lois Wingerson
From the President
Ancient models, modern identity
by C. Brian Rose
In This Issue
Celebrating the Gods
by Peter A. Young
Spotting the Ice Maiden, hippies playing Monopoly, manioc mania, and gender-bending in ancient Greece
From the Trenches
Irrigating Arizona, mammoth BBQ, Obama in Egypt, Stone Age superglue, origins of the devil, the first leper, digging the Wailing Wall, a urine-filled witch bottle, nonsense at the world's first temple, poisoned fish, and a marsupial lion
Conversation Expanded online-online version!
An archaeologist from Blanding, Utah, talks about the federal arrests of 16 pothunters in his hometown
Are graffiti-covered pottery sherds from a Roman city in Basque country the finds of a lifetime, or a bold, bewildering fraud?
Letter from Thailand
Investigating the little-known "Log Coffin Culture"
by Karen J. Coates
At 37,000 years old, the "Venus" of Hohle Fels is the earliest known depiction of the female form