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Return to CyreneAmerican excavations resume at one of the Eastern Mediterranean's most important classical cities.by Mark Rose
The Anglo-Saxon PrinceThe surprising discovery of a lavish seventh-century burial in southeastern Englandby Ian Blair
A Place Without HistoryChap Kusimba's research evokes a once-thriving landscape in the east African hinterlandby Brenda Fowler
The View From AfarAerial photography's stunning contributions to archaeologyby Charlotte Trümpler
Integrating the FrontierA town founded by a former slave resurfaces in Illinois.by Jennifer Pinkowski
In This IssueA Dream Come True After 23 years, an American team resumes work in Libya.
by Peter A. Young
From the PresidentLibya Has It All Spectacular beauty, rich archaeological heritage, and newly opened doors into both past and future
by Jane C. Waldbaum
NewsThe newest bog body, erotic animal portraits in India, huge Hohokam canal system, Roman fashion faux pas, and archaeologists to deep-fried Scots: Eat your vegetables!
Bone Reader Jane Buikstra on ancient pathogens, getting Pakal's age right, and the similarity between trees and teeth
ReviewsEuropean shamanism, the online Arctic, paddling the Pacific, artifacts from Petrie's half-century of excavations, Pompeii in North America, and editors' picks
Letter From ArizonaTribal ChallengesHow the Navajo Nation is changing the face of archaeology
by Andrew Curry
July/August 2005 | November/December 2005