Expedition Volume 31, Number 1 Spring 1989

Expedition Volume 31, Number 1 Spring 1989Special Issue: Writing Systems
Cover: End page of a Koran from Hamadan, Iran, dated to AD 1164. The inscription, written in Naskh script, gives the date and the name of the calligrapher (UM# NE-P-27, neg. T8-5; H. 34.3 cm, W. 19.7 cm).

Features
Upper Paleolithic Notation Systems in Prehistoric Europe
Simon Holdoway and Susan A. Johnston

The Feathered Serpent in Oaxaca--An Approach to the Study of the Mixtec Codices
John Monaghan

The Trukese-English Dictionary--Recording a Language on the Computer
Ward H. Goodenough

Read more: Expedition Volume 31, Number 1 Spring 1989

 

Expedition Volume 31, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1989

Expedition Volume 31, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1989Special Issue: East of Assyria--The Highland Settlement of Hasanlu
Cover: Photo by the Hasanlu Project. The entrance to Burned Building II at Hasanlu, destroyed in about 800 BC.

Hard copies of this issue are sold out.

Features
Rediscovering Hasanlu
Robert H. Dyson, Jr.

Glimpses of an Iron Age Landscape--Plants at Hasanlu
Mary Virginia Harris

Warfare at Hasanlu in the Late 9th Century B.C.
Oscar White Muscarella

Read more: Expedition Volume 31, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1989

 

Expedition Volume 32, Number 1 Spring 1990

Expedition Volume 32, Number 1 Spring 1990Special Issue: Textiles, Costume, and Ornament
Cover: Photo by Lorraine Aragon. Pipikoro artisan Tina Idjo and two daughters appliqued blouses of loomed cloth that she designed and sewed for traditional-style ceremonies.

Features
Kwara'ae Costume Ornaments--A Solomon Islands Art Form
Ben Burt

The Ultimate Attire--Jewelry from a Canaanite Temple at Beth Shan
Patrick E. McGovern

Looking at the Past--Nineteenth Century Images of Constantinople as Historic Documents
Nancy Micklewright

Read more: Expedition Volume 32, Number 1 Spring 1990

 

Expedition Volume 32, Number 2 Summer 1990

Expedition Volume 32, Number 2 Summer 1990Special Issue: Gardens and Landscapes of the Past
Cover: "The Palaces of Nimroud Restored" shows an imaginative architectural reconstruction based on Austen Henry Layard's archaeological discoveries near Nineveh (and modern Mosul), from A. H. Layard, Nineveh and Its Remains, 2 vols. (New York: George P. Putnam, 1849, 1853), 1:29, 81; 2: Pl. 1 (detail).

Hard copies of this issue are sold out.

Features
Introduction--Gardens and Landscapes of the Past
Kathryn L. Gleason

The Garden Portico of Pompey the Great--An Ancient Public Park Preserved in the Layers of Rome
Kathryn L. Gleason

Read more: Expedition Volume 32, Number 2 Summer 1990

 

Expedition Volume 32, Number 3 Winter 1990

Expedition Volume 32, Number 3 Winter 1990Special Issue: The Cultural Heritage of Crete
Cover: Myers balloon aerial photograph of the peninsula on the southeast coastof Pseira, showing the Minoan settlement.

Features
Introduction
Barbara Hayden, Jennifer Moody, and Polymnia Muhly

North American Archaeological Work in Crete, 1880 to 1990
Joseph W. Shaw

The Stone Vessels of Pseira
Philip P. Betancourt

Tombs and Burial Practices in Early Iron Age Crete
Geraldine C. Gesell, Leslie Preston Day, and William D. E. Coulson

Read more: Expedition Volume 32, Number 3 Winter 1990

 

Expedition Volume 33, Number 1 Spring 1991

Expedition Volume 33, Number 1 Spring 1991Special Issue: Ethnoarchaeology
Cover: Photo by Glenn Davis Stone. Kofyar mining for water at the height of the dry season in their Nigerian homeland.

Features
Introduction--What is Ethnoarchaeology?
Lee Horne

Ethnoarchaeology at the Top of the World--New Ceramic Studies Among the Kalinga of Luzon
William A. Longacre, James M. Skibo, and Miriam T. Stark

Settlement Ethnoarchaeology--Changing Patterns Among the Kofyar of Nigeria
Glenn Davis Stone

Read more: Expedition Volume 33, Number 1 Spring 1991

 

Expedition Volume 33, Number 2 Summer 1991

Expedition Volume 33, Number 2 Summer 1991Special Issue: Feathers in Native American Ceremony and Society
Cover: Photo by Fred Schoch. Hopi kachina figures: Ma'alo carried by Kweo (Wolf), UM# 38853.

Features
Feathers in Southeast American Indian Ceremonialism
Victoria Lindsay Levine

Early Accounts of Birds and Feathers Used by the Southwest Indians
Albert H. Schroeder

Indians, Feathers, and the Law in Western Oklahoma
Donald N. Brown

Read more: Expedition Volume 33, Number 2 Summer 1991

 

Expedition Volume 33, Number 3 Winter 1991

Expedition Volume 33, Number 3 Winter 1991Cover: Photo by William Isbell. Honcopampa, Peru viewed from the north, Ama Puncu is a group of multi-storied chullpas surrounding a small U-shaped plaza. Several of the chullpas are so poorly preserved that they appear as little more than earthen mounds.

Features
Boat Graves and Pyramid Origins--New Discoveries at Abydos, Egypt
David O'Connor

On the Banks of the River--Opportunistic Cultivation in South India
Seetha N. Reddy

Honcopampa--Monumental Ruins in Peru's North Highlands
William H. Isbell

Read more: Expedition Volume 33, Number 3 Winter 1991

 

Expedition Volume 34, Number 1 - 2 Spring/Summer 1992

Expedition Volume 34, Number 1-2 Spring/Summer 1992Special Issue: Gifts to the Goddesses--Cyrene's Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone
Cover: Photo by Donald White. The University Museum team prepares to winch the large late Hellenistic marble statue of a priestess (Inv. 76-1307, Kane Cat. No. 147) up the steep slope of the Middle Sanctuary to flat ground on the Upper Sanctuary for eventual transfer by flatbed truck to its conservation laboratory, Summer 1976.

Features
Preface: Excavations at The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, 1969-1981
Donald White

Read more: Expedition Volume 34, Number 1 - 2 Spring/Summer 1992

 

Expedition Volume 34, Number 3 Winter 1992

Expedition Volume 34, Number 3 Winter 1992Special Issue: Ice Age Europeans
Cover: An artist's rendering of an Upper Paleolithic European hunter, from Josef Augusta and Zdenek Burian, Prehistoric Man (London: Paul Hamlyn, 1960), Pl. 24
.

Features
Introduction
Philip G. Chase

What Were the Ice Ages?
Philip G. Chase

Paleolithic Archaeology--The Search for Our Human Heritage
Harold L. Dibble

The Inhabitants of Ice Age Europe
Nancy Minugh-Purvis

Read more: Expedition Volume 34, Number 3 Winter 1992

 

Expedition Volume 35, Number 1 Spring 1993

Expedition Volume 35, Number 1 Spring 1993Special Issue: Prehistory of the Southwest
Cover: Drawings by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Decorated pottery from a Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) excavation report.

Features
Introduction: Recent Research in the Prehistoric Southwest
Catherine M. Cameron

Southwestern Archaeology--Past, Present, and Future
Christine E. Downum

Anasazi Pottery--Evolution of a Technology
Eric Blinman

Photographic Analysis--A Study of Architectural Change at Oraibi Pueblo
Catherine M. Cameron

Read more: Expedition Volume 35, Number 1 Spring 1993

 

Expedition Volume 35, Number 2 Summer 1993

Expedition Volume 35, Number 2 Summer 1993Special Issue: Nubia--An Ancient African Civilization
Cover: "The Homage of the Nubian Princes", from Nina de G. Davies, The Tomb of Huy (London: The Egypt Exploration Society, 1926), Pl. 28.

 

Features
Introduction

Chiefs or Kings?--Rethinking Early Nubian Politics
David O'Connor

Art and Industry--The Achievements of Meroe
Samia B. Dafa'alla

Medieval Nubia--Another Golden Age
William Y. Adams

Images and Attitudes--Ancient Views of Nubia and the Nubians
Frank M. Snowden, Jr.

Beyond the Nile--The Influence of Egypt and Nubia in Sub-Saharan Africa
John Alexander

Departments
Museum Staff

Behind the Scenes--Karanog, Wealthy Capital of a Lower Nubian Province

About the Authors

 

Expedition Volume 36, Number 1 Spring 1994

Expedition Volume 36, Number 1 Spring 1994Special Issue: Southwestern Native Fairs and Markets
Cover: Photo by Jesse Nusbaum. Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso Pueblo demonstrating pottery making in 1912 in the Patio of the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe. Courtesy of the Museum of New Mexico, neg. no. 61764.

Features
Introduction
Lee Horne

Producing "Generations in Clay"--Kinship, Markets, and Hopi Pottery
Lea S. McChesney

Pueblo Potters, Museum Curators, and Santa Fe's Indian Market
Bruce Bernstein

Read more: Expedition Volume 36, Number 1 Spring 1994

 

Expedition Volume 36, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1994

Expedition Volume 36, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1994Special Issue: The Northern Black Sea Coast in Classical Antiquity
Cover: Photo by Vladimir Terebenin. The Byzantine basilica in Chersonesos, on the northern Black Sea coast.

Features
The Northern Black Sea Coast in Classical Antiquity--New Discoveries
Gregory M. Bongard-Levin and Yuri G. Vinogradov

Olbia Pontica and the "Olbian Muse"
Nina A. Leypunskaya

A Maiden's Golden Burial from Berezan, the Island of Achilles
Yuri G. Vinogradov

The Ancient Greek World--The Rodney S. Young Gallery [Guide]

A Warrior's Burial from the Asiatic Bosporus in the Augustan Age
Aleksey A. Malyshev and Michail J. Treister

Read more: Expedition Volume 36, Number 2 - 3 Summer/Winter 1994

 

Expedition Volume 37, Number 1 Spring 1995

Expedition Volume 37, Number 1 Spring 1995Special Issue: Native Voices--Words and Images from the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache

Features
Introduction
Dorothy K. Washburn

Hopi

Zuni

Navajo

Apache

 

Departments
Musings and Visions from the Director's Desk

University of Pennsylvania Museum Staff

 

Expedition Volume 37, Number 2 Summer 1995

Expedition Volume 37, Number 2 Summer 1995Cover: Painting by Ardeth Anderson. The "Splatt" Theory: an artist's conception of how the archaeological site of Ban Chiang, Thailand, was formed.

Features
Shells and Society at Tikal, Guatemala
Hattula Moholy-Nagy

Household Craft Specialization and Shell Ornament Manufacture in Ejutla, Mexico
Gary M. Feinman and Linda M. Nicholas

Routes Through the Eastern Desert of Egypt
Stephen E. Sidebotham and Ronald E. Zitterkopf 

Read more: Expedition Volume 37, Number 2 Summer 1995

 

Expedition Volume 37, Number 3 Winter 1995

Expedition Volume 37, Number 3 Winter 1995Special Issue: Cambodia--Restoration and Revival
Cover: Photo by David A. Feingold, Ophidian Films, Ltd. The dancer in Cambodia embodies the Khmer ideals of beauty, grace, and continuity.

Hard copies of this issue are sold out.

Features
Cambodia--Restoration and Revival

The Angkorean Temple-Mountain--Diversity, Evolution, Permanence
Thierry Zephir

Two Thousand Years of Engineering Genius on the Angkor Plain
Richard A. Engelhardt

Angkor--Planning for Sustainable Tourism
David Bowden

Read more: Expedition Volume 37, Number 3 Winter 1995

 

Expedition Volume 38, Number 1 Spring 1996

Expedition Volume 38, Number 1 Spring 1996Cover: Photo by H. Leedom Lefferts, Jr. The current textile inventory of Mrs. Hoan, a weaver in northern Vietnam. Five rolls of white cloth lay at the bottom of her basket. She said this cloth was used for burial shrouds.

Features
Settlement Patterns and Community Organization in the Maya Lowlands
Jeremy A. Sabloff

Tell es-Sweyhat, 1989-1995--A City in Northern Mesopotamia in the 3rd Millennium B.C.
Richard L. Zettler

Botanical and Faunal Remains from Tell es-Sweyhat
Naomi F. Miller and Jill Ann Weber

Geomagnetic Mapping at Tell es-Sweyhat
Peter Peregrine

Read more: Expedition Volume 38, Number 1 Spring 1996

 

Expedition Volume 38, Number 2 Summer 1996

Expedition Volume 38, Number 2 Summer 1996Special Issue: Glass in the Roman World
Cover: Four examples of Roman glass in the collections of the University of Pennsylvania Museum (left to right): unguentarium (86-35-102, H. 15.5 cm), onyx-ware bottle (MS 5263, H. 14.0 cm), grape flask (MS 5114, H. 12.4 cm) and square bottle (MS 5124, H. 11.8 cm).

Features
Glass in the Roman World
Lee Horne

Glass, Gold, and Gold-Glasses
David Whitehouse

Early Imperial Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum
Stuart J. Fleming

Read more: Expedition Volume 38, Number 2 Summer 1996

 
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