July/August 2022 Issue

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    Journeys of the Pyramid Builders

    The story of the highly skilled workers who helped build Egypt’s Great Pyramid is emerging from a papyrus cache unearthed at the world’s oldest harbor

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    (Kenneth Garrett)
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    The Philistine Age

    Archaeologists are reconsidering the origins and history of a much-maligned ancient people

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    (Courtesy Aren Maier, Tell es-Safi/ Gath Archaeological Project)
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    City Politics

    In sixteenth-century Mexico, the democratic city-state of Tlaxcallan thrived in the face of Aztec imperialism

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    Beauty Under Bruges

    Vibrant paintings discovered in forgotten crypts reflect the rise of Belgium’s first great medieval city

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    A Ticket to the World's Fair

    Excavating the hidden traces of Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition

Letter from Georgia

Letter from Georgia

Soaring With Stone Eagles

A complex of Native American rock mounds bears witness to the endurance of ancient traditions

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(Eric A. Powell)



Nordic Ring Fragments

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(Courtesy Marja Ahola)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid July/August 2022

Jarlshof, Shetland, Scotland

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(Courtesy Stephen Dockrill)

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