March/April 2016 Issue

Features From the Issue

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    Öland, Sweden. Spring, A.D. 480

    A hastily built refuge—a grisly massacre—a turbulent period in European history

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    (Sebastian Jakobsson)
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    France’s Roman Heritage

    Magnificent wall paintings discovered in present-day Arles speak to a previously unknown history

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    (Copyright Remi Benali INRAP, musée départemental Arles antique)
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    Recovering Hidden Texts

    At the world’s oldest monastery, new technology is making long-lost manuscripts available to anyone with an Internet connection

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    St. Catherine's Monastery
    Copyright St. Catherine's Monastery
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    Colors of the Priesthood

    An intriguing source of power is revealed in an ancient Andean tomb

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    The Lost Town of Dunluce

    Just outside an iconic Irish castle, archaeologists uncover the remains of a completely undisturbed historic town

Letter from Guatemala

Letter from Guatemala

Maya Metropolis

Beneath Guatemala’s modern capital lies the record of the rise and fall of an ancient city

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(Roger Atwood)



Egyptian Ostracon

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(Courtesy Nigel Strudwick/Cambridge Theban Mission)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid March/April 2016

Côa Valley, Portugal

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(CNART (Centro Nacional de Arte Rupestre))

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