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Sphinx in Alexandria harbor

Raising Alexandria

More than 2,000 years after Alexander the Great founded Alexandria, archaeologists are discovering its fabled remains

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Barbaro's Legacy

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Indelible Images

The Deciding Moment

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Open Sesame

Conspiracy buffs, including author Dan Brown, tour the lavish Washington, D.C. temple of the Freemasons

Presence of Mind

Two Men and a Portrait

Wild Things

Wild Things: Life as We Know It

Interview

Roy Richard Grinker

This Month in History

April Anniversaries

From the Secretary

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An ice-diving course in Svalbard, Norway in only the tip of the Smithsonian science iceberg

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