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from the trenches
From the Trenches Volume 61 Number 5, September/October 2008

News and Notes from the World of Archaeology


Tomb of the Unknown Jock
The Tomb of the Athlete in Taranto, Italy, is highlighted in an exhibition at the Beijing World Art Museum.

Off the Grid
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill archaeologist Jodi Magness's favorite overlooked site in Israel is the Hellenistic city of Maresha.

World Roundup
Recent discoveries around the globe

Under Threat
Midwest Sites Deluged

Reality Check
Disrobing Hadrian

Indiana Jones and the Plastic Blocks of Doom

Kidnapping the Boy-King

Editors' Picks