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Table of Contents Volume 54 Number 2, March/April 2001

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In This Issue
Modern-Day Argonaut
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Mycenae Gets the Gold
by Nancy C. Wilkie

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Legacy of War; Egyptian Toe Job; Last Minute Monuments; Taíno Cave Art Under Siege; Corinth Loot Returned; Dam Shame; Fate of the Titanic; Celebrated Rock Art; Bad, Bad Boudicca; Seljuk Silver; Shakespeare Slept Here; Competing Claims on Buddha's Hometown; Phallic Cult

Insight
Timeless Verses
by James Wiseman

American Scene
Diving Lake Champlain
by Jerry Shine

At the Museums
Cloning Altamira
by Paul G. Bahn

Books
Tracking the Tarim Mummies
by David W. Anthony

Multimedia
Scrolling through Olympus
by Nicholas Nicastro
Cyberceramics FULL TEXT!
by Angela M.H. Schuster

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Gifts of the Desert
 

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A Vanished El Dorado
 

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Telling Time
 

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Letter from Israel
 

LAND OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE
Legendary Colchis lives on in the Republic of Georgia.
by Kristin M. Romey

TELLING TIME
By reading the rings of pines as old as the earliest pharaohs, Henry Michael has changed the way we look at the past.
by Tom Gidwitz

GIFTS OF THE DESERT
Natural rock formations in the Sahara may have been the inspiration for the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
by Farouk El-Baz

A VANISHED EL DORADO
Splendid baroque facades in a tangle of trees and vines attest a unique union of Jesuit priests and native tribes in the heart of South America.
by Jeremy Main

GALLIC BLOOD RITES
Excavations of sanctuaries in northern France support ancient literary accounts of violent Gallic rituals.
by Jean-Louis Brunaux

SPECIAL REPORT FULL TEXT!
Deepest Wreck
by Brett Phaneuf, Thomas Dettweiler, and Thomas Bethge

LETTER FROM ISRAEL
The Gospels' Holiest Shrine
by Elizabeth J. Himelfarb

Forum
Sick? Try Sleeping
by Dale Mackenzie Brown

Photos, from top: Pyramid at Giza (Farouk El-Baz); clock tower of San Miguel mission (Carlos Mordo); Henry Michael (Shelley Michael); interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Elizabeth J. Himelfarb)

January/February 2001 | May/June 2001

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