November/December 2016 Issue

Features From the Issue

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    Samhain Revival

    Looking for the roots of Halloween in Ireland’s Boyne Valley

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    (Courtesy Stephen Davis, University College Dublin)
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    Expanding the Story

    New discoveries are overturning long-held assumptions and revealing previously ignored complexities at the desert castle of Khirbet al-Mafjar

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    (Courtesy Palestinian Department of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage)
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    The Temple Builders of Malta

    How an isolated island culture became Europe’s most sophisticated Neolithic civilization

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    Korea’s Half Moon Palace

    An unexpected source begins to tell the story of a long-forgotten ancient Asian royal residence

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    A Last Day, Reclaimed

    Called the Great War in its day for its unparalleled scope and bloodshed, World War I still has stories to tell of both violence and humanity

Letter from Maryland

Letter from Maryland

Belvoir's Legacy

The highly personal archaeology of enslavement on a tobacco plantation

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(Courtesy Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration)



18th-Century Men's Buckle Shoe

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(Courtesy Dave Webb: Cambridge Archaeological Unit)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid November/December 2016

Basin of Sucellus, France

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(Courtesy Musées gallo-romains, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, © Paul Veysseyere)

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