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In This IssueEgyptian Wondersby Peter A. Young
From the PresidentDamming the Pastby Nancy C. Wilkie
Conversations: Last Word on Kennewick Man?Archaeologist James Chatters' thoughts on the recent Kennewick Man ruling
Letter from Peru: Andean OdysseyScouring the mountains of northern Peru for the source of the remarkable Yauya stela
by Richard L. Burger
On the Cover: A steatite icon of the Virgin with the baby Jesus, ca. eleventh-twelfth century A.D., from Chersonesos. Photo: Chris Williams, ©2001, ICA
Legacies of a
Slavic PompeiiIn the post-Soviet era, both priests
and prehistorians have a stake in the future of a once-resplendent ancient city.
by Kristin M. Romey
Tales from StoryvilleDigging the "Sporting Life" in Old
by Eric A. Powell
Gods of Nemrut DagGiant stone deities litter a remote Turkish mountaintop.
by Jarrett A. Lobell
Ice Age LifeAuthor Jean Auel has slept in a snow cave and tanned buckskin in her quest to re-create the Paleolithic world.
by Blake Edgar
A Long Road HomeThe remains of a WWII pilot found in the mountains of Papua New Guinea are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
by William Belcher
Journey of the HeartA daughter's quest for her father, missing for more than half a century
by Patricia Gaffney-Ansel
Saga of Cleopatra's NeedlesA century ago, moving 220-ton obelisks from Alexandria to London and New York was no mean feat.
by Bob Brier
September/October 2002 | November/December 2002