Expedition Volume 39, Number 1 Spring 1997

Expedition Volume 39, Number 1 Spring 1997Cover: Vintage scenes from the tomb of Nakht, western Thebes, dating to the end of the reign of Amenhotep II or beginning of the reign of Tuthmosis IV (ca. 1400 BC), after N. de G. Davies, The Tomb of Nakht at Thebes (New York, 1917), pl. 26. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 15.5.19e (facsimile painting), Rogers Fund, 1915.

Features
The Beginnings of Winemaking and Viniculture in the Ancient Near East and Egypt
Patrick E. McGovern, Ulrich Hartung, Virginia R. Badler, Donald L. Glusker, and Lawrence J. Exner

The Copper Hoards of Northern India
Paul Yule

Military Hospitals on the Frontier of Colonial America
David R. Starbuck

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Expedition Volume 39, Number 2 Summer 1997

Expedition Volume 39, Number 2 Summer 1997Special Issue: Topics in Late Roman Life
Cover: Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, from Gaspard Fossati, Aya Sofia, Constantinople (London: Colnaghi & Co., 1852). British Library, London.

Features
Introduction
Helen Schenck

Glassware and the Changing Arbiters of Taste
Michael Vickers

The Lost Architecture of Ancient Rome--Insights from the Severan Plan and the Regionary Catalogues
David West Reynolds

Late Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum--A Photo Essay
Stuart J. Fleming

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Expedition Volume 39, Number 3 Winter 1997

Expedition Volume 39, Number 3 Winter 1997Cover: Photo by Peggy Reeves Sanday. In Eggi's village, kite time comes after the rice harvest and before the next planting, the only time when large spaces of dry flat land are available.

Features
Of Coffins, Curses, and Other Plumbeous Matters--The Museum's Lead Burial Casket from Tyre
Donald White

No Longer the "Pitcairn Nike"--A Minerva-Victoria from Cyrene
Irene Bald Romano

Eggi's Village--Reconsidering the Meaning of Matriarchy
Peggy Reeves Sanday

The Ritual on the Ratinlixul Vase--Pots and Politics in Highland Guatemala
Elin Danien

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Expedition Volume 40, Number 1 Spring 1998

Expedition Volume 40, Number 1 Spring 1998Special Issue: Pomo Indian Basket Weavers, their Baskets and the Art Market
Cover: Photo by H. C. Meredith, ca. 1905. UPM Neg. No. S4-140386 and UPM NA 7946, L. 90 cm. Laura Burris Willum (1895-1919), a Pomo Indian basket weaver and her 3-rod coiled boat basket.

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Features
Change and Continuity--Transformations of Pomo Life
Victoria Patterson

The Development of the Commercial Market for Pomo Indian Baskets
Sherrie Smith-Ferri

Building a Collection--Native Californian Basketry at the University of Pennsylvania Museum
Judith Berman

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Expedition Volume 40, Number 2 Summer 1998

Expedition Volume 40, Number 2 Summer 1998Special Issue: The World of Ur
Cover: UPM Neg. T4-480. The great bull-headed lyre from Ur.

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Features
Introduction
Helen Schenck

Ur and Its Treasures--The Royal Tombs
Lee Horne

The Musical Instruments from Ur and Ancient Mesopotamian Music
Anne Draffkorn Kilmer

The "Boat-Shaped" Lyre--Restudy of a Uniqe Musical Instrument from Ur
Maude de Schauensee

Life on the Edge of the Marshes
Edward Ochsenschlager

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