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Petrie's Uncommon Collection
More than 220 pieces from Egyptologist Sir William Flinders Petrie's collection have begun a three-year tour of American museums.

Ice Age Swashbucklers?
With In the Wake of the Jomon, Jon Turk claims to re-enact part of a late Ice Age migration to America by Japan's Jomon.

Tracking the Shaman Across Ancient Europe
Miranda and Stephen Aldhouse-Green's The Quest for the Shaman presents a broad array of archaeological and anthropological evidence to map the presence of shamanism in Europe.

Arctic Portal
The Arctic Studies Center website offers current and past archaeological projects and exhibitions that have been on display at the Smithsonian or in museums in Arctic locales such as Alaska and Siberia.

Bible Science
Having had great success with shows that purport to use scientific analysis to uncover the truth about Bible-related subjects, the National Geographic Channel launches a new 13-part series called Science of the Bible.

Pompeii in North America
"Tales From An Eruption" offers an excellent overview of the A.D. 79 events as they played out at Pompeii, Herculaneum, and their respective suburbs.

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