January/February 2016 Issue

Features From the Issue

  • Features

    Top 10 Discoveries of 2015

    ARCHAEOLOGY's editors reveal the year's most compelling finds

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    The Many Lives of an English Manor House

    A major restoration project at a grand estate reveals centuries of a nation’s history

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    (Angelo Hornak / Alamy Stock Photo)
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    Family History

    Giving new life to some of Pompeii’s dead

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    (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy/De Agostini Picture Library/L. Pedicini/Bridgeman Images)
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    Living with the Sea Bear

    Carvings unearthed in the Arctic reveal a deep connection between an ancient people and polar bears

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    The Alchemist’s Tale

    Long regarded as a charlatan’s game, alchemy is now taking its proper place in the history of science

Letter from Hawaii

Letter from Hawaii

Ballad of the Paniolo

On the slopes of Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s cowboys developed a culture all their own

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(Samir S. Patel)



Head of Medusa

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(Courtesy Michael Hoff)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid January/February 2016

St. Francis Dam Ruins, California

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(United States Geological Survey/Wikimedia Commons)

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