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Thracian Gold FeverArchaeologist and showman Georgi Kitov's spectacular discoveries raise questions about managing Bulgaria's past
by Matthew Brunwasser
Last Great Capital of the Mayaby Susan Milbrath
Freeing Captive HistoryThe hunt for evidence of slavery in the North
by Tom Gidwitz
The Lost Goddess of Israelby Sandra Scham
The Polynesian ConnectionDid ancient Hawaiians teach California Indians how to make ocean-going canoes?
by Blake Edgar
Queen of the NovelEminent scholar and best-selling author Barbara Mertz holds forth on the wonders of the Nile
by Mark Rose
From the PresidentCall of the Sea A tribute to a master of maritime studies
by Jane C. Waldbaum
In This IssueNo End of Surprisesby Peter A. Young
Special ReportDid Thames Wreck Take on the Armada?
by David Keys
NewsHuman sacrifice at Teotihuacan, Britain's Roman racetrack, scanning Tut, the world's oldest flute, squirrels menace ruins, and more
Forgery Fallout Eric Meyers on how the recent flurry of faked artifacts will change the face of biblical archaeology
ReviewsHieroglyphic homework, Tolkien's ancient inspiration, playing a Roman general, Iraq's Chinese ties, Middle-America's wonders, and editors' picks
Letter From AlaskaAleuts and the SeaArchaeology is helping to make a difference in the lives of Aleut fishermen
by Herbert Maschner and Katherine Reedy-Maschner
January/February 2005 | May/June 2005