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Mar. 7, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 8

The Aphrodite and Adonis mosaic was made just a few decades after Peter and Paul roamed Antioch.

Dig of the century

Princeton’s Antioch expeditions astonished the world by unearthing lost mosaic treasures — often overlooked on today’s campus

In the cold rain of March 1932, 80 years ago this month, Princeton archaeologists began digging shovels into muddy earth at Antioch, Syria. They did so with trepidation —– the Univer­sity and prominent American museums were risking scarce Depression-era...Read more

Altered paths

Spared the worst of the Great Recession’s toll on young people, recent Princeton grads still had to adjust to a new reality

David Czapka ’07 graduated from Princeton shortly before the financial crisis hit and enrolled in graduate school at Penn State, with plans to become a professor of English. Soon, however, he realized the life of an academic wasn’t for him. So he switched...Read more
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