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Table of Contents Volume 51 Number 1, January/February 1998

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In This Issue

From the President

Insight
The Art of Gardening
by James Wiseman

Special Report
Ekron Identity Confirmed
by Seymour Gitin, Trude Dothan, and Joeseph Naveh

At the Museums
Treasures of the Indus
by Angela M.H. Schuster

Books
Our Best, and Oldest, Friends
by Lynn M. Snyder

Multimedia
Citizens of the Past
by Donald H. Sanders

Forum
The Tears of Time
by Margaret Blaker

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Bridge over the Neretva

 

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Birth of a Civilization

 

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Our Best, and Oldest, Friends

 

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Greek Gold Seized, Einkorn's Debut, New Wood Henge, Searching for Lewis and Clark, Antiquities Watchdog, Biggest A. boisei Cranium, New Pompeii Law, Civil War Site Threatened, Sinking Viking Ship?, Earliest Mound Site, Saving Shiloh, Sacred Stone, Looters Jailed, Rock Art Date Contested

TRAJAN'S GLORIOUS FORUM
One of ancient Rome's preeminent public spaces dazzles on paper as it must have in stone.
by James E. Packer

ILL-FATED GALLEON
Discovery of a sixteenth-century wreck is resurrecting a forgotten chapter in Spanish colonial history.
by Roger C. Smith

BRIDGE OVER THE NERETVA
The loss of the sixteenth-century bridge at Mostar remains a powerful symbol of a collective heritage destroyed by war.
by Jerrilynn D. Dodds

BIRTH OF A CIVILIZATION
How a disparate collection of regional settlements evolved into one of the world's first great societies.
by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer

Photos, from top: The Neretva River at Mostar (Maria Daniels); Script on bull seal from Mohenjo-daro (Courtesy J.M. Kenoyer and Department of Archaeology and Museums, Pakistan); Trekhonds pressed into service in World War I (Courtesy Mary Elizabeth Thurston)

November/December 1997 | March/April 1998

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