06 June 2008
Vol 320, Issue 5881

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COVER A bearded, horned terra cotta mask, about 5 centimeters in height, found at Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan. The artifact, which may have been attached to a puppet, offers a rare glimpse into the 5000-year-old Indus civilization. See page 1276.

Image: J. M. Kenoyer/Courtesy of the Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Pakistan