May/June 2014 Issue

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    America’s Chinatowns

    Dozens of digs and collections are revealing the culture, diversity, and challenges of the first Chinese Americans

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    Searching for the Comanche Empire

    In a deep gorge in New Mexico, archaeologists have discovered a unique site that tells the story of a nomadic confederacy's rise to power in the heart of North America

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    (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC/Art Resource, NY)
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    Mosaic Masterpiece

    A splendid fifth-century church is evidence of a thriving Byzantine community

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    Pieces of the Song Dynasty

    Investigating a hub of Chinese porcelain manufacture

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    Beyond the Palace Walls

    Nothing is quite what it seems in Egypt's ancient city of Amarna

Letter from Philadelphia

Letter from Philadelphia

City Garden

The unlikely preservation of thousands of years of history in a modern urban oasis

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(Courtesy URS Corporation, Photo: Kimberly Morrell)



Roman Ritual Deposit

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(Archaeological Exploration of Sardis)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid May/June 2014

Caddo Mounds, Texas

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(Courtesy Texas Historical Commission)

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