September/October 2023 Issue

Features From the Issue

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    When Lions Were King

    Across the ancient world, people adopted the big cats as sacred symbols of power and protection

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    Ukraine's Lost Capital

    In 1708, Peter the Great destroyed Baturyn, a bastion of Cossack independence and culture

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    Secrets of Egypt's Golden Boy

    CT scans offer researchers a virtual look deep inside a mummy’s coffin

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    Rites of Rebellion

    Archaeologists unearth evidence of a 500-year-old resistance movement high in the Andes

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    Bronze Age Power Players

    How Hittite kings forged diplomatic ties with a shadowy Greek city-state

Letter from Vesuvius

Letter from Vesuvius

Digging on the Dark Side of the Volcano

Survivors of the infamous disaster rebuilt their lives on the ashes of the A.D. 79 eruption

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(Courtesy Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone)




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(Courtesy James Davidson)

Digs & Discoveries

Off the Grid

Off the Grid September/October 2023

The Hawaiian Fishing Village of Lapakahi

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(Douglas Peebles Photography/Alamy Stock Photo)

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