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Table of Contents Volume 53 Number 3, May/June 2000

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In This Issue
Order on the Pampa
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Good News from the Courts
by Nancy C. Wilkie

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Developer Obliterates Site, Blames State; Salvage Operation Angers Tribe, Concerns White House; Rare Etruscan Wreck; Pharaoh in the Basement; Meteorite Custody Case; Shang City Uncovered; Gold Koran Returned; Bones in the Bathroom; Grotto Paintings Revealed; Tomb of King Snake Gourd; Ship Ahoist; Rome Exposed; Hoodoo Cache

Insight
Archaeology and History
by James Wiseman

At the Museums FULL TEXT!
Ancient Chinese Treasures
by Angela M.H. Schuster

Athens' New Coin Museum
by John H. Kroll

Books
"Look, Daddy, Oxen!"
by Mark Rose

Kennewick & Repatriation
by Nicholas Nicastro

Multimedia
Time-Traveling Family
by Christine Finn

No Dirt on This Dig
by Steven B. Mertens

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"Seated People" of the Rain Forest
 

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An "Extraordinary Folly"?
 

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Letter from Newfoundland
 

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Athens' New Coin Museum
 

"SEATED PEOPLE" OF THE RAIN FOREST
Mysterious burial urns are found in caves deep within the Amazon jungle.
by Bernadette Arnaud

SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF THE NASCA LINES
Forget about runways for ancient astronauts. These famous geoglyphs were paths meant to be walked in rituals related to the acquisition of water.
by Anthony F. Aveni

REVEALING MINOAN FASHIONS
Cretan styles regain center stage.
by Bernice R. Jones

DEFIANT BRITAIN
Mapping the bunkers and pillboxes built to stymie a Nazi invasion
by Christine Finn

AN "EXTRAORDINARY FOLLY"?
New evidence suggests that Asia's greatest brick monument was not abandoned unfinished.
by Donald M. Stadtner

LETTER FROM NEWFOUNDLAND
Homing in on the Red Paint People
by Angela M.H. Schuster

American Scene
Parakeet to Paradise
by David Mayer Gradwohl

Forum
The Curse of Kourion
by David Soren

Photos, from top: Funerary urn (François Guenet/Eurelios); the Mingun pagoda (Donald M. Stadtner); Priscilla Renouf points to archaeological features (Angela M.H. Schuster); Heinrich Schliemann's mansion (Courtesy Ioannis Tourasoglou)

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