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Table of Contents Volume 60 Number 3, May/June 2007



How to Build a Pyramid Full text!
Hidden ramps may solve the mystery of the Great Pyramid's construction.
by Bob Brier

The Battle Over Amaknak Bridge
Progress versus preservation in Alaska's Aleutian Islands
by Heather Pringle

Emblems of Empire
Hidden for centuries, unique symbols of Roman power emerge from beneath the imperial city
by Jarrett A. Lobell

The Slum and the Sacred Cave
Neglect overtakes one of Mumbai's most important Hindu sites
by Samir S. Patel

The Viking Experiment
Thousands of filthy reenactors help us understand life in the Dark Ages.
by Andrew Curry

Written in Bone
How radioactive isotopes reveal the migrations of ancient people
by Brenda Fowler


In This Issue
Inside the Great Pyramid
by Peter A. Young

From the President
Spreading the Word
Our mission to teach archaeology
by C. Brian Rose

Cyprus responds, the missing kilns, Antikythera for dummies, defending Hollywood, Olmec boogie

From the Trenches
Holy Land hype, ancient engineers, China's pothead neurosurgeon, chimp tech, sacred priestesses, a tiny Bible, 18 Rabbit loses his head, mating with monkeys, Columbus's lies, oldest African pottery, and a skull in a pot

Jamestown's archaeologist talks about Indian shell beads, loaded pistols, and a visit from the Queen

At odds over archaeology, war, and what a life is worth

Letter from California
The Channel Islands may hold the key to New World prehistory

A simple nail tells a story of struggle, determination, and freedom.

On the Cover: Great Pyramid of Khufu (front) and the Pyramid of Khafre (Photo by Ken Garrett)

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