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2012: Spoiling the Ending2012: Spoiling the Ending
August 16, 2011

A review of Mayanist David Stuart's The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012
Rescuing the RapanuiRescuing the Rapanui
July 1, 2011

Archaeologists Terry Hunt of the University of Hawaii and Carl Lipo of California State University, Long Beach, offer a different perspective in their book The Statues That Walked.
How Animals Shaped HumanityHow Animals Shaped Humanity
July 1, 2011

Biological anthropologist Pat Shipman argues that our unique history is a reflection of our connections to other animal species.
Squabbling Over a Sumerian CitySquabbling Over a Sumerian City
May 1, 2011

Archaeologists & Travelers in Ottoman Lands tells the tale of the three men responsible for much of the early archaeology at Nippur.
How Animals Shaped HumanityVesuvius Strikes Again
March 1, 2011

Through a book and exhibition, new chances to revisit Pompeii and Herculaneum
Burying TutBurying Tut
July 1, 2010

The exhibition Tutankhamun's Funeral at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art offers a behind-the-scenes look at the most famous tomb of the ancient world.
The Funeral of TutankhamunThe Funeral of Tutankhamun
May 27, 2010

A Metropolitan Museum exhibition highlights remains from the burial of King Tut
Investigating the Usual MysteriesInvestigating the Usual Mysteries
May 1, 2010

Discovery Channel's Solving History uses archaeological sites, artifacts, and conversations with local people to provide clues.
Moving ImagesMoving Images
May 1, 2010

A review of Christine Desdemaines-Hugon's book Stepping Stones
Tut Takes ManhattanTut Takes Manhattan
April 23, 2010

Final chance to see the exhibition about Egypt's most famous pharaoh

See our current issue for more reviews! For more book and museum reviews, including Brian Fagan's The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World and the "Lords of Creation" exhibition, see AJA Online Reviews.