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Index of Newsbriefs Volume 57 Number 2, March/April 2004

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The Executioner's Moat Excavations in a medieval moat around Oxford Castle have so far yielded the remains of 60 to 70 criminals, mostly men in their twenties, executed during the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.
Fetching Figurines Mammoth ivory figurines masterfully carved more than 30,000 years ago have been found in a cave in southwestern Germany.
Roman Cup A magnificent first-century A.D. Roman silver cup was discovered on a farm in Wales.
Next Stop: Second Century A.D. As Naples extends the underground reach of its subway system, dozens of archaeological sites and thousands of objects are being discovered.
WAC vs. the Wall The World Archaeological Congress has condemned the destruction of heritage sites in Palestine by Israeli forces.
Warming Up to Siberia Siberia's frigid tundra is yielding new evidence about medieval life at the Arctic Circle and potential clues to the peopling of North America.

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