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SLIDESHOW: Remnants Of Empire

Ever since last year, when I lobbied to do this slideshow on a hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold discovered in England by an amateur with a metal detector, our staff has given me a hard time about these archaeological slideshows. I do love this stuff. I was 7 or 8 when the King Tut exhibit arrived in New Orleans in 1977, and my plan was to be an archaeologist when I grew up. Things changed of course, but imagine my delight when the staff cooked up this Roman statute slideshow without me even knowing about it.