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Cover Stories

Small Aegean Things with Big Value

A scholar discusses the fascinating world of ancient Aegean seals and sealings and what they mean for enlightening our understanding of Bronze Age Aegean civilization.

The Red Queen of Palenque

The archaeology and the story: The critical role a great Maya queen, and women generally, played in Maya society.

Property and Debt in Ancient Rome

The ancient Roman concept of property was essentially creditor-oriented. As Rome’s power grew, practices quickly became predatory.

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    Other Stories

    A Child of darkness

    The first partial skull of a child of Homo naledi begins to give us insight into all stages of life of this remarkable species.

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