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Table of Contents Volume 52 Number 2, March/April 1999

The full texts of newsbriefs and selected longer articles are available
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In This Issue

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
The "Princess" of Ipatovo, Hominid Discovery, Cattle Save Sculpture, Jamestown's First Lady, Neandertal Finds, Pot of Gold, Earliest Egyptian Glyphs, Prehistoric Miami, Early Portuguese Burial, Phiale Appeal Heard, Bronze & Brass Hoard

From the President

Insight
Suppression of the Cathars: A fairy-tale landscape in southern France belies a brutal crusade.
by James Wiseman

At the Museums
Art of the Shamans
by Brian Fagan

Books
Murder, They Wrote
by Amy Lubelski

MultimediaFULL TEXT!
Adventures in Africa
by Lawrence H. Robbins

Forum
Summer on the River Styx
by David and Noelle Soren

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Suppression of the Cathars

 

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People Illustrated

 

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Murder, They Wrote

 

DIVING ON A SUNKEN CITY
Ancient Alexandria yields a wealth of pharaonic and Ptolemaic sculpture.
by Jean-Yves Empereur

MAPPING ALEXANDRIA'S ROYAL QUARTERS
by Angela M.H. Schuster

CASTLE OF THE FAERIE QUEENE
Probing the ruins of Edmund Spenser's Irish home
by Eric Klingelhofer

PEOPLE ILLUSTRATED
In antiquity tattoos could beautify, shock, or humiliate.
by Adrienne Mayor

IMAGES OF DYNASTY
China's golden age of archaeology
by Albert E. Dien

POSTAL PROPAGANDA
Promoting the present with the past
by Clive Foss

Photos, from top: The medieval town of Carcassonne (James Wiseman); drawing of tattooed man (Ray Bartkus; tattoos by Adrienne Mayor); illustration (Ray Bartkus)

January/February 1999 | May/June 1999

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