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Table of Contents Volume 58 Number 5, September/October 2005

The full texts of news, reviews, and selected longer articles are available online; abstracts of other departments and features are also available.


Return to Cyrene
American excavations resume at one of the Eastern Mediterranean's most important classical cities.
by Mark Rose


The Anglo-Saxon Prince
The surprising discovery of a lavish seventh-century burial in southeastern England
by Ian Blair

A Place Without History
Chap Kusimba's research evokes a once-thriving landscape in the east African hinterland
by Brenda Fowler

The View From Afar
Aerial photography's stunning contributions to archaeology
by Charlotte Trümpler

Integrating the Frontier
A town founded by a former slave resurfaces in Illinois.
by Jennifer Pinkowski


In This Issue
A Dream Come True full
After 23 years, an American team resumes work in Libya.
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Libya Has It All full
Spectacular beauty, rich archaeological heritage, and newly opened doors into both past and future
by Jane C. Waldbaum

The newest bog body, erotic animal portraits in India, huge Hohokam canal system, Roman fashion faux pas, and archaeologists to deep-fried Scots: Eat your vegetables!

Bone Reader full

Jane Buikstra on ancient pathogens, getting Pakal's age right, and the similarity between trees and teeth

European shamanism, the online Arctic, paddling the Pacific, artifacts from Petrie's half-century of excavations, Pompeii in North America, and editors' picks

Letter From Arizona
Tribal Challenges

How the Navajo Nation is changing the face of archaeology
by Andrew Curry

On the Cover: The jewel of ancient Libya's Mediterranean coast, Cyrene was a major economic and cultural center for a millenium. Its temple of Apollo was built about a century after the city was founded circa 630 B.C. (Photograph by Araldo De Luca)

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