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Table of Contents Volume 54 Number 3, May/June 2001

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In This Issue
Slavery in the North
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Protecting Italy's Past
by Nancy C. Wilkie

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Cultural Terrorism; Intolerance in Antiquity; The Eyes Have It; Tsavo's Man-Eaters; Moche Madness; Marrow Meals; Stone Broke; Raise the Roof; Brits Sign On; Art Attack; Ivan's Lament; Tikal Temple V Gets a Facelift; Canned Remains; Marriage in Ruins; Radioactive!

Insight
Bacchic Mysteries
by James Wiseman

American Scene
Rescuing Techno-Trash
by Christine Finn

At the Museums
Vive l'Archéologie!
by Nicole Prevost Logan

FROM THE TRENCHES
Roots of Tibetan Buddhism
by Mark Aldenderfer

Books
Paleopersonalities
by Mark Rose

Multimedia
Conquistadors Out of Context
by Jerald T. Milanich

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Remembering Africa Under the Eaves
 

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A Gentleman Scholar
 

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Secrets of the Rain Forest
 

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Moche Madness
 

SACRED SANDS
Exploring the tombs and temples of ancient Abydos
by David O'Connor and Diana Craig Patch

THE LAP OF LUXURY
A resplendent seaside resort with magnificent frescoes may have served as a hospitality center for Roman merchants.
by Judith Harris and Angela M.H. Schuster

REMEMBERING AFRICA UNDER THE EAVES
A forgotten room in a Brooklyn farmhouse bears witness to the spiritual lives of slaves.
by H. Arthur Bankoff, Christopher Ricciardi, and Alyssa Loorya

THE GENIUS OF FÉLIX BONFILS
Rare images of the monuments of ancient Athens by a nineteenth-century virtuoso
by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak

SECRETS OF THE RAIN FOREST
Panama's trackless wilderness yields evidence of gold mining and an indigenous people destroyed by Spanish invaders.
by Benjamin Ryder Howe

A GENTLEMAN SCHOLAR
Cultured, urbane, and a tireless excavator, Paul Sidney Martin was a pillar in the development of American archaeology.
by Stephen E. Nash

Forum
Death Got You Down?
by Elizabeth J. Himelfarb

Photos, from top: Arthur Bankoff looks beneath the floorboards at the Lott House (Chester Higgins, Jr.); Paul S. Martin with Spot (The Field Museum, Chicago, IL); abandoned gold mine in Panama (James Howe); gold-and-copper Moche burial mask (Kenneth Garrett © 2001 National Geographic Society)

March/April 2001 | July/August 2001

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