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Index of Newsbriefs Volume 54 Number 1, January/February 2001

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"God's Hands" Did the Devil's Work Prominent Japanese archaeologist Shinichi Fujimura has been caught red-handed burying artifacts at a site.
Mimbres Court Evidence Three men have been arrested for digging up potsherds at the East Fork site, a Mimbres settlement in New Mexico's Gila National Forest.
Anti-Gay Policy Sparks Concern The Supreme Court's ruling last summer that the Scouts can exclude gays worries some archaeologists.
Make It So! Sayeth Cleopatra A single Greek word written at the bottom of a Ptolemaic papyrus may have been written by the Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII herself.
Gold Wreath A farmer in Greece recently uncovered a remarkably well-preserved gold wreath dating to ca. 450-425 B.C.
Will "Blind Edip" Sing? The Swiss High Court has returned 62-year-old antiquities smuggler Edip Telli to Turkey.
Slaves' Graves? Plans to lay walking trails on a forgotten piece of land in Georgia were halted when officials were informed of an oral tradition that the site was an old cemetery.
Egyptian Revival in Atlanta Coffins, mummies, and tomb furnishings are now undergoing study and conservation at Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum in Atlanta.

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