May/June 2019 Issue

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    Mapping the Past

    ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors explore the genius and creativity of mapmakers through time

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    (Courtesy of the Penn Museum/object #B13885)
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    Bringing Back Moche Badminton

    How reviving an ancient ritual game gave an archaeologist new insight into the lives of ancient Peruvians

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    (Courtesy Christopher Donnan, Illustration by Donna McClelland)
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    Inside King Tut’s Tomb

    A decade of research offers a new look at the burial of Egypt’s most famous pharaoh

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    (Courtesy Factum Arte)
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    China’s Hidden City

    Recent discoveries at an isolated northern settlement are challenging traditional narratives about the origins of Chinese civilization

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    Medieval England’s Power Monastery

    For nearly 1,000 years, monks on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne wielded unprecedented political and economic might

Letter from the Dead Sea

Letter from the Dead Sea

Life in a Busy Oasis

Natural resources from land and sea sustained a thriving Jewish community for more than a millennium

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(Duby Tal/Albatross/Alamy Stock Photo)



Ancestral Pueblo Tattoo Needle

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(Robert Hubner/Washington State University)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid May/June 2019

Kakadu National Park, Australia

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