Archaeology Magazine Archive

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From the Trenches

News and Notes from the World of Archaeology

prison illustrationConfederate POW Camp Discovered
Archaeologists excavating a Confederate prison stockade in east Georgia were guided by the watercolors of Union cartographer Robert Knox Sneden, an inmate at the short-lived camp.

Piecing It All Together
Archaeologists and conservators piece together fragments of Tell Halaf's limestone statues and plaster casts, using archival photos.

The World's First Butchers?
Discovering the earliest evidence of stone-tool use in Ethiopia

Off the Grid
El Kab, one of the oldest settlements in Upper Egypt


After the Republic
Get Away to Ancient Egypt

Editors' Pick

World Roundup

Recent discoveries around the globe