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Table of Contents Volume 57 Number 5, September/October 2004

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Lost City
Bitter warfare threatens Colombia's greatest ancient site
by Toby Muse


Battles Over Battlefields
The fight to save Civil War sites from developers
by Steve Nash

Applying Science
Stuart Fleming uses modern technology to read the human past hidden within the simplest objects
by Tom Gidwitz

City in the Sky
Excavating a classical metropolis in the mountains of southern Turkey
by Marc Waelkens

Rethinking the Picts
Scotland's infamous barbarians weren't so uncivilized after all
by David Keys

Water World
Beneath the burger joints and bars of Florida's Gulf Coast lies an extraordinary archaeological landscape
by Jerald T. Milanich


In This Issue
Civil War Cover-Up
by Peter A. Young

From the President
A Proud Tradition
Reaffirming U.S. support for archaeology
by Jane C. Waldbaum


Digging Under Beantown full

Boston's city archaeologist, Ellen Berkland, talks about the Big Dig, excavating Barbies, and what it's like living in Boston's oldest home


Letter From Washington D.C.
Native Voices

Native peoples shape the Smithsonian's new National Museum of the American Indian
by Colleen Popson

On the Cover: A view of Teyuna, Colombia's greatest Precolumbian monument. Years of bitter civil conflict have put this remote ancient center in jeopardy. (Photograph by Scott Dalton)

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