In This Issue
Images of Lower Manhattan
by Peter A. Young
From the President
The Need to Travel
by Nancy C. Wilkie
Letters from Troy
A surgeon's letters from Troy offer new insights into the character of Heinrich Schliemann.
by David A. Traill and Paul C. Appleton
On the Cover: An effigy pot from the Casas Grandes region depicts a shaman smoking a pipe to induce a trance for his flight
to the spirit world. Photo by Brian Kanof.
Flight of the Shaman
Exquisite painted pots from the
Casas Grandes region depict journeys
to the spirit world.
by Christine S. VanPool
Beyond Ground Zero
Taking stock of Lower Manhattan's endangered heritage
by by Eric A. Powell
Pioneers of the Bajo
Jungle surveyors in Guatemala uncover the breadbasket of the Maya world.
by Tom Gidwitz
Digging the Fantastical
Medieval dumps yield the everyday items found in Hieronymus Bosch's enigmatic paintings. But what about that walking bagpipe?
by Theo Toebosch
Grim deposits of butchered bones attest ritual slaughter by Galatians at Gordion.
by Jeremiah R. Dandoy, Page Selinsky, and Mary M. Voigt
Motel of the Mysteries
Urban archaeology in the
nation's oldest city
by Jerald T. Milanich