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Digging the Scorched Earth
Archaeologists reveal the legacy of brutal Civil War tactics in Missouri
by Heather Pringle

Warrior Tut full text Full text!
Sculptures from Luxor prove the "Boy King" was the scourge of Egypt's foes
by W. Raymond Johnson

Korean Love Affair
A family of 16th-century mummies captivates a nation
by Hyung-eun Kim

Should We Clone Neanderthals? full text Full text!
The scientific, legal, and ethical obstacles
by Zach Zorich

13th-Century Women's Movement
How a new religion and its distinctive pottery brought peace to the Southwest
by Todd L. VanPool

Common Ground
Muslim and Jewish communities uncover their hometown's heritage
by Eti Bonn-Muller

Departments

From the President
The Tourism Boom
Guidelines for adventure travelers
by C. Brian Rose

In This Issue
Cloning an Extinct Cousin
by Peter A. Young

Letters
The time of Beowulf, a silly horse, Egyptian critters, and Indonesian megaliths

From the Trenches
Jesus's world, romance of the Silk Road, mummy stress and heart health, Cleopatra's palace, woodhenge murder, Antarctic butter, royal Thracian tomb, Iroquois archaeology, Gold Rush steamer, surviving the Ice Age, and the first neat freaks

Conversation full text Full text!
Athanasia Kanta of the Iraklion Museum on Crete talks about renovations and her favorite artifacts

Insider
The enigma of the South Asian Indus script inspires heated scholarly debate, accusations of bias, and nationalistic fervor
by Samir S. Patel

Letter from Bordentown
Archaeologists excavate the burned New Jersey mansion of Napoleon's brother
by Eric A. Powell

Artifact
A sign of respect from the hometown of Confucius

January/February 2010 | May/June 2010

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