This issue of JEMAHS covers a lot of ground—both geographically and conceptually. Our two feature articles detail innovative approaches to research in regions that have been largely unexplored archaeologically, while our Forum covers similarly uncharted territory—careers for archaeologists outside of academia.

Andrew Koh and Miriam Clinton use GIS studies and topographic tools to analyze the regional archaeology of the western Siteia foothills of Crete, which contains sites dating to the end of the Bronze Age. Many finds attest to the creativity of ancient peoples living in this part of the island, including rich tombs from the Minoan period. The actual settlements associated with these finds have been difficult to find—until now. The authors' methods enable them to analyze the broader implications of the archaeology of these foothills and link it to the previously well-known burials. The tombs, as it turns out, evidence a lively occupation both during and after the...

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