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The Excavation of a Computer ChipThe Excavation of a Computer Chip
June 14, 2011

In order to preserve the MOS Technology 6502 central processing unit, the team at Visual 6502 had to reverse engineer the chip.
The Convicts of Early AustraliaRogues' Gallery: The Convicts of Early Australia
June 14, 2011

Very few photos exist from the convict period, but the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority in Tasmania maintains a collection convict portraits.
Archaeology of World War IIArchaeology of World War II
April 13, 2011

The full text of our May/June 2011 article with online exclusive video and slideshows
The Islamic Stepwells of Gujarat, IndiaSlideshow: The Islamic Stepwells of Gujarat, India
April 13, 2011

The stepwells of the state of Gujarat, India, are part of an architectural tradition that goes back over 1,000 years.
Herzog on 3-D, Cavemen, and the Scent of a Cave BearAudio: Herzog on 3-D, Cavemen, and the Scent of a Cave Bear
March 15, 2011

An interview about the unique challenges of making this film and the kinship among artists across the ages
The Rock Art of DjulirriVideo: The Rock Art of Djulirri
December 14, 2010

In a remote corner of Arnhem Land in central northern Australia, the Aborigines left paintings chronicling 15,000 years of their history.
The Rock Art of DjulirriSlideshow: The Rock Art of Malarrak
December 14, 2010

There are 5,000 rock art sites in the Wellington Range of Arnhem Land in northern Australia.
Bull-Killer, Sun LordSneden's Legacy
October 14, 2010

How a Union captive's art is helping historians and archaeologists
Bull-Killer, Sun LordBull-Killer, Sun Lord
August 24, 2010

Foreign religions grew rapidly in the 1st-century A.D. Roman Empire, including worship of Jesus Christ, the Egyptian goddess Isis, and an eastern sun god, Mithras
Dura-EuroposDura-Europos: Crossroad of Cultures
August 11, 2010

The Melting Pot of the Ancient Middle East

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