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Ages of AlbaniaThe ruins at Butrint reflect an extraordinary history, from the rise of the Iron Age to the fall of the Iron Curtainby Jarrett A. Lobell
Artful Surgery Greek archaeologists discover evidence of a skilled surgeon who practiced centuries before Hippocratesby Anagnostis P. Agelarakis
The Little Colony That Couldn'tA short-lived settlement founded
in Maine in 1607 could have changed the course of American history--if only it had survivedby Tom Gidwitz
The Mystery of Unknown Man EWas a mummy found in less-than-royal wrappings a disgraced prince who plotted to murder his father, Ramesses IIIby Bob Brier
Hitler's Willing ArchaeologistsHow the SS perverted the Paleolithic record to support Nazi ideologyby Heather Pringle
In This IssueA Question of Evidenceby Peter A. Young
From the PresidentHonoring a Rare Team Joe and Maria Shaw awarded the AIA's Gold Medal
by Jane C. Waldbaum
NewsNero's Golden Palace closes again, Shock and Awe in Mesopotamia, the oldest Maya writing, knocking back beers at Luxor, and Paleolithic Hong Kong
Museums on Trial How will a highly charged trial affect shady museum-acquisition practices?
ReviewsNeandertal crooners, rethinking ancient Jewish art, the Getty Villa reopens, archaeology's a real downer, was the Oracle of Delphi high?, and editors' picks
Letter From ChinaThe Search for Peking ManThe famous fossils are still MIA, but does Chinese paleontology miss them?
by Jake Hooker
January/February 2006 | May/June 2006