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Table of Contents Volume 54 Number 4, July/August 2001

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In This Issue
Adventures in Discovery
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Olympic Battle
by Nancy C. Wilkie

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Chariots of the Celts; Attacking Malta's Past; Going to the Dogs; Georgia on My Mine; Vintage Footage; Armor Hoard; Moolah-la; Old Peru U.; The Rain in Rome; DNA Round-Up; Machu Do about Nothing

Insight
Declaration of Independence
by James Wiseman

American Scene
Closing the Ignorance Gap
by Jerald T. Milanich

SPECIAL REPORT
Ancient Ancestors?
by Angela M.H. Schuster

At the Museums
Dream to Reality
by Özgen Acar

Treasures from Ancient Syria
by Angela M.H. Schuster

Books
A Day of Much Slaying
by Mark Rose

Multimedia
Mummy Dearest?
by Kristin M. Romey, Mark Rose, and Amélie A. Walker

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Celebrating Midas
 

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China's "Dead Sea Scrolls"
 

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Mummy Dearest?
 

WINDOWS ON THE PAST
Africa's endangered rock art provides glimpses of vanished worlds.
by Alec Campbell and David Coulson

CELEBRATING MIDAS
Contents of a great Phrygian king's tomb reveal a lavish funerary banquet.
by Elizabeth Simpson

ON THE HEALER'S PATH
A journey through the Maya rain forest.
by Angela M.H. Schuster

SCOTLAND'S IRISH ORIGINS
Tracking the migration of Gaelic speakers who crossed the Irish Sea 1,700 years ago and became the Scots.
by Dean R. Snow

TRIBUTE TO A CONQUERING KING
Battle scenes at Abydos honor a pharaoh's triumph over Hyksos occupiers and his reunification of Egypt.
by Stephen P. Harvey

SEAT OF ETERNITY
Excavations at Abydos reveal an elaborate funerary complex linking a deceased Middle Kingdom pharaoh to the god Osiris.
by Josef Wegner

LETTER FROM BEIJING
China's "Dead Sea Scrolls"
by Wang Tao

Forum
Only in Texas
by Kristin M. Romey

Photos, from top: Artifacts in the "Midas Mound" (Courtesy of the Gordion Excavations, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology); Shanghai Museum director examines slips (Courtesy Wang Tao); Brendan Fraser in the Mummy Returns (Courtesy Universal Studios)

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