In This Issue
by Peter A. Young
From the President
Damming the Past
by Nancy C. Wilkie
Conversations: Last Word on Kennewick Man?
Archaeologist James Chatters' thoughts on the recent Kennewick Man ruling
Letter from Peru: Andean Odyssey
Scouring 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
In 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 Storyville
Digging the "Sporting Life" in Old
by Eric A. Powell
Gods of Nemrut Dag
Giant stone deities litter a remote Turkish mountaintop.
by Jarrett A. Lobell
Ice Age Life
Author 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 Home
The 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 Heart
A daughter's quest for her father, missing for more than half a century
by Patricia Gaffney-Ansel
Saga of Cleopatra's Needles
A century ago, moving 220-ton obelisks from Alexandria to London and New York was no mean feat.
by Bob Brier