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Monuments that matter

Paper urges archaeologists and historians to work closely with people who are grappling with racism in public monuments When most Americans imagine an archaeologist, they picture someone who looks like Indiana Jones. Or, perhaps, Lara…

Worth one’s salt

Researchers at LSU uncover more on the ancient Maya commodityCredit: Photo: Heather McKillop, LSU The first documented record of salt as an ancient Maya commodity at a marketplace is depicted in a mural painted more than…