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Table of Contents Volume 61 Number 5, September/October 2008

Features

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(Cover Photo: Ken Garrett)

The Wreck of the Mermaid
Hunting for Russalka, the Czar's lost ironclad
by James P. Delgado

Unearthing the Tomb of the Badger
An amateur archaeologist's rare Etruscan find
by Marco Merola

Ghost Particles & Pyramids
How physicists and archaeologists "see" inside ancient monuments
by Samir S. Patel

Afghanistan's Secret Treasure
Revealing a nation's lost heritage
by Zach Zorich

The Starter Castle
From wood, to stone, to five stars--the surprising tale of a German fortress
by Eti Bonn-Muller

What's the Point? full text Full text!
The debate over Australia's magnificent spearheads
by Eric A. Powell

Rock Music
Remixing the sounds of the Stone Age
by Lois Wingerson

Departments

From the President
Stepping Forward
New guidelines may help preserve sites
by C. Brian Rose

In This Issue
Dawn of Music?
by Peter A. Young

Letters
Debate over who owns antiquity, misquoted Hurrians

From the Trenches
Tomb of the unknown jock, acrobat sacrifice, stealing Tut, Hadrian's mismatched head, sophisticated Neanderthals, digging Legos, floods ravage Midwest sites, sexy archaeology, our horses/ourselves, and the oldest arrow

Conversation full text Full text!
Moscow's top archaeologist talks about digging in the Kremlin and why Russia and the United States have a lot in common

Insider
Thebes, one of the world's most treasured cultural destinations, is falling prey to its own success

Letter from Pakistan: No Stone Unturned
Trekking through dangerous territory to unravel Indus civilization trade routes
by Randall Law

Artifact
A "dragonesque" link between Celtic and Roman art

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