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Table of Contents Volume 53 Number 2, March/April 2000

The full texts of newsbriefs and selected longer articles are available
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In This Issue
Reluctant Bedfellows
by Peter A. Young

From the President
The Envelope, Please...
by Nancy C. Wilkie

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Roman Coin Cache Discovered; Vintage Altar of Heaven; Cold War Monument; Jerusalem's Temple Mount Flap; Roman Villa under Vatican Parking Lot; It's Official: Kennewick Man Goes Native; Coeur de France; Data Loss in Flag Fen Conflagration; City Hall Bones Update; Jousting over the Parthenon Marbles; Casualties of the Chechen War; Unique Egyptian Temple Complex; Wine Lover's Guide to Ancient Britian; The Face of Colonial Albany Portuguese Petroglyphs

Insight
Poetic Visions of the Past
by James Wiseman

American Scene
"This Ain't the English Department"
by Carol I. Mason

At the Museums
Wonders of Ur
by Ellen Herscher

Books
Lost Continent
by John Edward Terrell

Multimedia
Play it Again, Seti
by Nicholas Nicastro

Olympics Through Time
by David Gilman Romano

Forum
The Pride of Poland
by Nicholas Nicastro

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Archaeology's Proper Place

 

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Wonders of Ur

 

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Digging in the City of Light
 

SUBWAY TO THE PAST
A new metro system spurs an excavation of unprecedented size.
by Yannis N. Stavrakakis

FALLEN HEROSFULL TEXT!
Bones of Pericles' soldiers come to New York for analysis
by Mark Rose

FABRIC OF TIME
A 2,000-year-old Peruvian textile offers evidence of early Andean calendrical systems.
by Darrell S. Gundrum

DIGGING IN THE CITY OF LIGHT
Irrepressible and irreverent, Michel Fleury has spent a lifetime excavating and preserving medieval Paris.
by Spencer P.M. Harrington

A TIME OF GIANTS AND MONSTERS
The discovery of huge bones in antiquity spawned vivid and imaginative myths.
by Adrienne Mayor

COMMENTARY: ARCHAOLOGY AND HISTORY'S UNEASY RELATIONSHIP

ARCHAEOLOGY'S PERILOUS PLEASURES
An eminent historian reflects on some uses and misuses of the past.
by David Lowenthal

ARCHAEOLOGY'S PROPER PLACE
A field archaeologist replies to David Lowenthal's "musings from his study."
by Christopher Chippindale

Photos, from top: Painting by Elaine Upton (Courtesy Christopher Chippindale); lyre found at Ur (Photograph courtesy University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology); Michel Fleury (Courtesy Michel Fleury)

January/February 2000 | May/June 2000

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