Who Invented Paper? A New Discovery in Egypt Upends the Consensus

Rewriting History

A startling new discovery at a long-neglected archaeological site suggests the ancient Egyptians used paper more than 2,000 years before the Chinese, upending the scholarly consensus.

Climate Change Threatens Archaeology

Climate and the Threat to Archaeology

For archaeological sites, climate change is a “force multiplier,” stressing endangered cultural heritage in unprecedented ways. Far more than war or terrorism, a shifting climate is itself beginning to be recognized as a threat.