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ARCHAEOLOGY journal brings the traditional global to life.

ARCHAEOLOGY journal deals readers incisive reporting, vibrant storytelling, compelling images – and the newest information from world wide – all dedicated to exploring the world’s historical previous. no matter if reporting from a dive on an Arctic shipwreck, hiking via Afghanistan, or digging simply underneath Beirut, ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors and writers convey readers the technology, and the magic, of archaeological discovery.

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