Archaeology Magazine Archive

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from the trenches
From the Trenches Volume 61 Number 4, July/August 2008

News and Notes from the World of Archaeology

Seized Artifacts Back In Iraq
The government of Syria has returned 701 artifacts to the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad.


Newest Discoveries Around Rome
Sculptures, a second-century sarcophagus, and more

Ancient Impacts?
Comets and civilizations past


Off the Grid
Archaeologist Sandra Scham's favorite little-known site is a walled Neo-Hittite city in southern Turkey

World Roundup
Recent discoveries around the globe

A major exhibition on the Mesopotamian capital

Assessing ancient earthquakes, plus editors' picks