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from the trenches
From the Trenches Volume 60 Number 6, November/December 2007

News and Notes from the World of Archaeology


Spectacular Viking Hoard
The largest and most spectacular Viking treasure hoard found in Britain for 150 years


A Parchment with Moral Fiber
Hundreds of parchment and leather fragments have been found beneath the ruins of a tenth-century A.D. church in northern Sudan.

Off the Grid
Jean Clottes' favorite overlooked site is Niaux Cave in southern France.

Something in the Water
New York Harbor is making people do strange things these days.

World Roundup
Recent discoveries around the globe

   The Jesuit & the Skull

   Chateau Jiahu

   Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

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