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Table of Contents Volume 52 Number 4, September/October 1999

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In This Issue

NewsbriefsFULL TEXT!
Cover-up at City Hall?, Early Indus Script, Three-Ring Stonehenge, Etruscan Find, Kennewick VI: The Saga Continues, Human Footprints at Chauvet Cave, Steinhardt Loses Appeal, Looters Foiled

From the President

InsightFULL TEXT!
Legacy of Medieval Serbia
by James Wiseman

American SceneFULL TEXT!
Much Ado About a Circle
by Jerald T. Milanich

Books
Journey into Antiquity
by Robert E. Murowchick

At the Museums
Window on Pompeii
by Angela M.H. Schuster

Multimedia
Compendium of Black History
by Robert L. Douglas

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Oasis of the Dead

 

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Legacy of Medieval Serbia

 

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Window on Pompeii

 

DATING THE PYRAMIDS
How tiny organic bits in the ancient gypsum mortar offer evidence of age, as well as clues to the fabric of Egyptian life.
by Members of the David H. Koch Pyramids Radiocarbon Project

NAPOLEON'S LOST FLEET
Divers discover what really happened at the Battle of the Nile.
by Angela M.H. Schuster

OASIS OF THE DEADFULL TEXT!
Roman-era tombs southwest of Cairo yielded scores of gilded mummies.
by Zahi Hawass

MYTH OF THE HUNTER-GATHERER
The lives of ancient foragers were not always "nasty, brutish, and short."
by Kenneth M. Ames

HIGH-TECH "DIGGING"
Fifty years of technical innovation have revolutionized the practice of archaeology.
by Christopher Scarre

Forum
Brochureworld
by Howard Clarke

Photos, from top: Mummy mask (Philippe Plailly); Church of the Virgin at Studenitsa (James Wiseman); panel of cameo glass from Pompeii (Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei)

July/August 1999 | November/December 1999

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