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Index of Newsbriefs Volume 56 Number 1, January/February 2003

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Ossuary Tales The discovery of an inscription on the side of a light brown, chalky limestone box was announced at a Washington press conference in October.
It Takes a Fortified Village The first evidence for prehistoric earthen ramparts on the Great Plains has been found in North Dakota.
Garden Under Guard Archaeology at the site of the Minidoka Relocation Center in southern Idaho is stirring memories of the biggest forced removal of a population in United States history.
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Sacrificed to the Sea God Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered remains of 187 bound men on a beach near Lima.
Lover's Memorial A large colonnaded building at Hadrian's villa in Tivoli, Italy, has been identified as a temple commemorating Antinoos.
Maya Goods in Teotihuacan Tomb Maya artifacts were recently discovered in a fourth-century A.D. tomb in the Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacan.
Vile Finds An archaeologist was recently exposed to mustard gas at the Presidio lab.
Leapin' Olympians Athletes in ancient Greece used 20-pound weights to increase their jumping abilities.
Frontier Fashionistas A cache of Roman shoes has been discovered in the Meuse River southeast of Amsterdam.
Star-Crossed Find A bronze disk from Germany has led archaeologists to mainland Europe's oldest-known astronomical observatory.
Astonishing Discovery in Henan The largest royal tomb in China has been discovered by archaeologists in Henan Province.

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