Expedition Volume 26, Number 1 Fall 1983

Expedition Volume 26, Number 1 Fall 1983Cover: Photo by Jordan M. Wright. Two women of the Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Features
Tarquinia Antefixes--A View of the History of an Etruscan City-State
Marilyn Goldberg

Alfred P. Maudslay--Pioneer Maya Archaeologist (A Review Article)
Robert J. Sharer

100 Years of Research--The Approaching Museum Centennial
Edited by Gregory L. Possehl and Jennifer Quick

Ceramic Stands--A Group of Domestic and Ritual Objects from Crete and the Near East
Philip P. Betancourt, Mary G. Ciaccio, Brigit Crowell, Jean M. Donohoe, and R. Curtis Green

"The Highland Show'--Mount Hagen/Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Jordan M. Wright

Read more: Expedition Volume 26, Number 1 Fall 1983

 

Expedition Volume 26, Number 2 Winter 1984

Expedition Volume 26, Number 2 Winter 1984Special Issue: Arctic Research
Cover: Photo by Fred Schoch. Eskimo woman's beaded inner parka.

Features
Introduction
Susan A. Kaplan

Whale Alley--A Site on the Chukchi Peninsula, Siberia
Mikhail A. Chlenov and Igor I. Krupnik

An Eskimo Whaling Outfit from Sledge Island, Alaska
Susan A. Kaplan, Richard H. Jordan, and Glenn W. Sheehan

Images from the Past--Thoughts on Bering Sea Eskimo Art and Culture
William W. Fitzhugh

Sapangat--Inuit Beadwork in the Canadian Arctic
Bernadette Driscoll

Read more: Expedition Volume 26, Number 2 Winter 1984

 

Expedition Volume 26, Number 4 Summer 1984

Expedition Volume 26, Number 4 Summer 1984Cover: Photo by Peggy R. Sanday. A bride from the coast of West Sumatra wearing a crown of imitation gold, jewels, and flowers.

Features
Sikaiana--A Contemporary Polynesian Society
Bill Donner

Cloth and Custom in West Sumatra--The Codification of Minangkabau Worldview
Peggy R. Sanday and Suwati Kartiwa

Houses and House-Building in Donggo
Peter Just

Read more: Expedition Volume 26, Number 4 Summer 1984

 

Expedition Volume 27, Number 2 Summer 1985

Expedition Volume 27, Number 2 Summer 1985Special Issue: Exploring 5000 Years of Athletics
Cover: Photo by Fred Schoch. Two Greek vases showing ancient athletic competitions. Left: Black-figure amphora depicting a boxing match (MS 403), late 6th century BC, H. 29.5 cm, D. 17 cm. Right: Red-figure kylix with wrestling scene (MS 2444). 500-475 BC, H. 9.3 cm, D. 23.5 cm.

Features
Introduction
David Gilman Romano

"Trials of Strength"--Athletics in Mesopotamia
Ake W. Sjoberg

Boycotts, Bribes and Fines--The Ancient Olympic Games
David Gilman Romano

Read more: Expedition Volume 27, Number 2 Summer 1985

 

Expedition Volume 27, Number 3 Winter 1985

Expedition Volume 27, Number 3 Spring 1985Special Issue: The Discovery of Maya History
Cover: Photo by John Taggart. Round-base vase with polychrome pictorial design, from Calcehtok, Yucatan. Plate LIV by Mary Louise Baker from Maya Pottery in the University of Pennsylvania Museum and in Other Collections.

Features
Introduction
Robert J. Sharer

Tikal, Guatemala--A Rationale for the Placement of the Funerary Pyramids
Mary Ellen Miller

Archaeology and Epigraphy Revisited--An Archaeological Enigma and the Origins of Maya Writing
Robert J. Sharer

Maya Hieroglyphs--A History of the Decipherment
Christopher Jones

Read more: Expedition Volume 27, Number 3 Winter 1985

 

Expedition Volume 28, Number 1 Spring 1986

Expedition Volume 28, Number 1 Spring 1986Cover: Photo by Fred Schoch. Iroquois beaded pouch (UM # 30-1-12) and moccasin (UM # 41-24-12), with an illustration of Caroline Parker wearing a traditional Seneca costume from L. H. Morgan's League of the Iroquois.

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Features
Excavations at Khirbet Iskander, Jordan--A Glimpse at Settled Life during the "Dark Age" in Palestinian Archaeology
Suzanne Richard

"Ill-Understood Relics"--A Group of Early Anglo-Saxon Artifacts in the University Museum
Genevieve Fisher

Basket Makers of the Highlands--The Dou Wawo of Bima, Sumbawa
Michael Hitchcock

Read more: Expedition Volume 28, Number 1 Spring 1986

 

Expedition Volume 28, Number 2 Summer 1986

Expedition Volume 28, Number 2 Summer 1986Special Issue: Prehistoric Pioneers--Archaeology and the History of Farming
Cover: Photo by M. M. Voigt. The first plants and animals domesticated in the Middle East are still basic to village economics. In the fields surrounding the village of Lidar in southern Turkey, wheat, barley, and lentils are grown. Sheep and goats graze on the hillsides during the day, but return each evening to the village for milking.

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Features
Introduction--The Origin and Growth of a Research Focus: Agricultural Beginnings
Robert J. Braidwood

Wild Animals Ain't So Wild, Domesticating Them Not So Difficult
Charles A. Reed

Dietary Reconstruction and Near Eastern Archaeology
Andrew Sillen

Read more: Expedition Volume 28, Number 2 Summer 1986

 

Expedition Volume 28, Number 3 Winter 1986

Expedition Volume 28, Number 3 Winter 1986Special Issue: Museum Artifacts
Cover: Photo by Fred Schoch. "Ming Huang's Journey to Shu." Chinese painting on silk from the Ming period (14th-15th centuries). UM No. C-137.

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Features
Introduction
Robert H. Dyson, Jr.

A Ruler in Triumph--Chocola Monument I
Christopher Jones

The Morris Coin--A Masterpiece by Euaenetus
Donald White

Ming Huang's Journey to Shu--The History of a Painting
Elizabeth Lyons

Read more: Expedition Volume 28, Number 3 Winter 1986

 

Expedition Volume 29, Number 1 Spring 1987

Expedition Volume 29, Number 1 Spring 1987Special Issue: Museum Artifacts
Cover: Photo by Stephen M. Albert. Dukduk Lumlum on beach with a big man in traditional decoration, Southern New Ireland.

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Features
Reproducing Our Ancestors--The University Museum's Casting Program
Alan Mann and Janet Monge

The Adrim or "Virginity Disc"--Marking the Passage to Womanhood in Siwah
Salah Hassan

Tubuan--Masks and Men in Southern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea
Stephen M. Albert

The Earliest Pharoahs and The University Museum--Old and New Excavations: 1900-1987
David O'Connor

Read more: Expedition Volume 29, Number 1 Spring 1987

 

Expedition Volume 29, Number 2 Summer 1987

Expedition Volume 29, Number 2 Summer 1987Special Issue: Archaeological Facts and Fantasies
Cover: King Arthur and his knights setting out in search of the Holy Grail, from a 14th century Italian manuscript (Ms. Fr. 343 Fol. 8. Courtesy of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris).

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Features
Archaeology and Pseudo-Archaeology
Brian Fagan

The Cult of the Cave Bear--Prehistoric Rite or Scientific Myth?
Philip G. Chase

"Scholars Will Call It Nonsense"--The Structure of Erich von Daniken's Argument
Stephen M. Epstein

Atlantis Lost and Found--The Ancient Aegean from Politics to Volcanoes
Nicholas Hartmann

Read more: Expedition Volume 29, Number 2 Summer 1987

 

Expedition Volume 29, Number 3 Winter 1987

Expedition Volume 29, Number 3 Winter 1987Special Section: Crafts of India
Cover: Photo by Terry J. Reedy. The finishing touches are made to a statue produced by the traditional lost wax process in a casting workshop in Chamba, India.

Features
Traditional Navigation in the Western Pacific--A Search for Pattern
Ward H. Goodenough and Stephen D. Thomas

The Change from Stone Drills to Copper Drills in Mesopotamia--An Experimental Perspective
A. John Gwinnett and Leonard Gorelick

On Ostrich Eggs and Libyans--Traces of a Bronze Age People from Bates' Island, Egypt
David Conwell

Egyptians and Libyans in the New Kingdom--An Interpretation
David O'Connor

Read more: Expedition Volume 29, Number 3 Winter 1987

 

Expedition Volume 30, Number 1 Spring 1988

Expedition Volume 30, Number 1 Spring 1988Special Issue: Borneo
Cover: Photo by John Taggart. Borders, beaded design from a skirt, Taman, Kapuas River, Indonesian Borneo. P184. W. of band 22.0 cm, H. of beaded figures 10.3 cm. Carvings of the rhinocerous hornbill, probably Iban, Baran District, Sarawak. P815a, L. 77.5 cm, H. 47.5 cm.

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Features
Opening Statment
William H. Davenport and Adria Katz

Introduction
William H. Davenport

Dayaks and Forests of Interior Borneo
Timothy C. Jessup and Andrew P. Vayda

Agriculture in Interior Borneo--Shifting Cultivation and Alternatives
Christine Padoch

Read more: Expedition Volume 30, Number 1 Spring 1988

 
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