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ARCHAEOLOGY has been published continuously for 75 years by the Archaeological Institute of America, which is dedicated to supporting archaeological inquiry and to fostering the pursuit of knowledge about human heritage. The January/February 2023 issue of ARCHAEOLOGY features the Top 10 Discoveries of 2022. Other stories include the rare discovery of a Roman war horn, unearthing a statue of youthful Hercules, moving out of a Scottish castle, and casting bronze in ancient China.
The AJA, one of the world’s most respected journals devoted to Mediterranean archaeology, has set the standard for archaeological scholarship since 1885. The January 2023 issue contains articles examining first-millennium BCE Greek houses, the Roman Arch at Orange, fountain use and water fetching at Pompeii, and unfinished Late Roman glass openwork vessels. Open-access content includes a study of a figure in the Villa of the Mysteries fresco, a review of a museum exhibition about Domitian, and a letter from the Editors-in-Chief.
Explore the world of archaeology with the Archaeological Institute of America’s “A Year of Archaeology” calendar. Each month of the 2023 calendar features an archaeological photo from the AIA’s Photo Contest. All proceeds benefit the AIA’s Site Preservation Program.
Follow an excavation project as it happens. Interactive Digs are an opportunity to see an excavation unfold in real time. Archaeologists post regular updates from the field, answer questions, and describe life on a dig.
Travel with an engaging and informative AIA Tours lecturer, plus trip managers and local guides. Each well-paced itinerary offers ample time at each site. By traveling on an AIA Tour you directly support the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) while personally gaining the benefit of the AIA’s network of scholars and worldwide contacts.
Interested in participating in an archaeological project? The AIA has resources for people looking to get into the field through the Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin (AFOB).