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In This IssueA Trip round the World, Every Dayby Peter A. Young
From the PresidentAnd the Winner is...by Jane C. Waldbaum
Conversations: A Singularly Human PursuitLinguist Andrew Robinson reflects on the puzzle of undeciphered ancient scripts.
Letter from Baluchistan: The Guns of MehrgarhTribal feuds imperil one of South Asia's most ancient sites.
by Massoud Ansari
Mystery MummyA royal body may be that of Rameses I, but can we ever be sure?
by Mark Rose
What Can We Learn From a Maya Vase?Hi-tech analysis enables once-enigmatic vessels to tell their tales.
by Dorie Reents-Budet and Ronald Bishop
The Pepper WreckArchaeologists reconstruct the story of a ship that nearly made it home.
by Filipe Castro
Warriors of Clay China's most recently discovered terra-cotta army
by Jarrett A. Lobell
Searching for the
First New ZealandersCan rats rewrite Pacific history?
by Eric A. Powell
When Spells Worked Magic In ancient times, a curse could help you win in the stadium or the courts.
by Christopher A. Faraone
January/February 2003 | May/June 2003