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ARCHAEOLOGY has been published continuously for more than 70 years by the Archaeological Institute of America. The March/April 2022 issue of ARCHAEOLOGY explores how the emperor Constantine fashioned his triumphal arch to reflect his vision of Rome’s past and future. Other stories include sounding out a popular Greek poem, exploring an Aztec magic mirror’s origins, the truth behind Kublai Khan’s failed invasion, and a deep dive into a lost world under the North Sea.
The AJA, one of the world's most respected journals devoted to Mediterranean archaeology, has set the standard for archaeological scholarship since 1885. The April 2022 issue includes studies of objects with early Greek writing, gold coins from Patara, Late Antique child and infant burials at Poggio Gramignano, and more. Open access content includes a field report on work in the Kasakh River valley, Armenia, and a review of the redesigned galleries at the Oriental Institute Museum.
Explore the world of archaeology with the Archaeological Institute of America’s “A Year of Archaeology” calendar. Each month of the 2022 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).