Anthropology Magazine

Why Couldn’t Iron Age People Throw Some Stuff Away?


  • Phenomenon

  • Unearthed

  • In Flux

    A person in a bright green jacket stands on logs and writes on a clipboard in a muddy field.

    Will Bog Archaeology Fade Away?

    Climate change and other human activities are transforming bogs in ways that may destroy the famously well-preserved artifacts and human remains many contain.

  • Unearthed

  • Identities

    Floor-to-ceiling shelves of red crates and cream-colored boxes wrapped in clear plastic are shown in a well-lit storage room.

    Haunted by My Teaching Skeleton

    Many skeletons that students use to learn about the human body are the remains of people with lives and stories. We need to remember and respect that.

  • Five Questions for Anna Goldfield

    In this free live event, Yoli Ngandali, SAPIENS Media & Public Outreach Fellow, asks Anna Goldfield five questions about human evolutionary biology and Neanderthals. Anna Goldfield holds a Ph.D. from Boston University and specializes in analyzing faunal remains from archaeological sites, with particular emphasis on the diets of Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans. In this live Q&A, Goldfield will share thought-provoking data about our ancient relatives and humanity’s ever-expanding …