Special Issue: Caves
Cover: Photo by Graeme Barker. The Neolithic cemetery is located in the West Mouth of Niah Great Cave, behind the fencing on the right.
Caves as Sacred Places on the Tibetan Plateau
What Did Ice Age People Do in the Deep Caves?
Archaeological Caving in Croatia--The Illyrian Rituals of Nakovana Cave
Timothy Kaiser and Staso Forenbaher
Cover: Photo by Anne Marie Kane. Photos from the Penn Museum Archives.
"Round Up the Usual Suspects"--Anthropology Goes to the Movies
When Stone Is More Than Stone--Clues to Prehistoric Resource Use in Jordan
Deborah I. Olszewski and Maysoon al-Nahar
A Short History of Anthropology at Penn
Special Issue: Egyptology
Cover: Photo by Josef Wegner. Workmen clear the entrance to the hidden subterranean tomb of Senwosret III.
The Archaeology of South Abydos--Egypt's Late Middle Kingdom in Microcosm
David Randall-MacIver--Explorer of Abydos and Curator of the Egyptian Section
Jennifer Houser Wegner
Cover: Photo by Abdul Nasir Khan. Ladakhi roads, now paved for vehicles, often follow the same difficult routes traders once traveled from region to region. Inset, in a small town near Kargil, curious children listen to an elder explain his role in Ladakhi trade. Photo by Jacqueline H. Fewkes.
A Consuming Tradition--Kava Drinking in Fiji
Trade at the Crossroads of Continents--Northern India's Ladakh Region
Jacqueline H. Fewkes
Cover: Photo by Russell D. Greaves. A Pume woman shares wild roots from a gourd bowl.
Early Transcaucasian Cultures and Their Neighbors--Unraveling Migration, Trade, and Assimilation
Stephen Batiuk and Mitchell S. Rothman
The Ethnoarchaeology of Hunting and Collecting--Pumé Foragers of Venezuela
Russell D. Greaves
The Frontier of Archaeological Reconstruction--Horse Sacrifice at Eketorp Fort, Sweden
Jan Olofsson and Egil Josefson
Digging Up Neandertals at Mujina Pecina?--A Mousterian Cave Site in Croatia
Ivor Jankovic and Ivor Karavanic
Cover: Photo by Courtney Platt. The two-person submersible, Carolyn, assists in the lifting of amphorae at the site of Tektas Burnu.
Borneo Families in This Life and the Next--Adherents of Kaharingan Among the Ngaju Dayaks
Tracking the Evolution of Language and Speech--Comparing Vocal Tracts to Identify Speech Capabilities
Philip Lieberman and Robert McCarthy
Archaeology Along Canada's Rocky Mountain Eastern Slopes--Excavations at the Upper Lovett Campsite, Alberta
Daniel A. Meyer and Jason Roe
Special Feature: Native America
Cover: Isabel Gonzales's great niece and nephew dance the "Buffalo" at the annual Red Rocks Arts and Crafts Fair at Jeméz Monument, 2004. This event was photographed by Isabel's family and printed with permission from Isabel Gonzales and her family.
From Phrygian Capital to Rural Fort--New Evidence for the Roman Military at Gordion, Turkey
Andrew L. Goldman
Adventures in Experimental Smelting--Iron the Old-fashioned Way
Elizabeth G. Hamilton
WaHa-belash adi Kwan tsáawä / Butterflies and Blue Rain--The Language of Contemporary Eastern Pueblo Embroidery
Lucy Fowler Williams, Isabel C. Gonzales, and Shawn Tafoya
Cover: Photo by David R. Starbuck. This cannon barrage by British re-enactors generated enough smoke to blot out the sky during the re-enactment of the "Massacre" at Fort William Henry on 16 September 2007.
'Taking in the Waters' at LaDuke Hot Springs Resort--Early 20th Century Medical Tourism in Montana
Benjamin W. Porter and Athna May Porter
Cuba in the Shadow of Change--Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution
Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb
From the Editor
Cover: Photo by David P. Silverman. From the sarcophagus chamber of Ramesses VI, the "Book of the Day"--with the "Book of the Night" visible just above--represents the sky as the body of the goddess Nut, who gives birth to the sun in the form of a winged scarab in the morning.
Veni, Vidi, Vici--Taking a Chance on Chance
Special Issue: 50th Anniversary
Cover: Members of the Abydos Survey for Paleolithic Sites set off into the Egyptian desert. Photo by ASPS.
Prehistoric Abydos--Africa's Gateway to the World
Harold Dibble, Shannon P. McPherron, Deborah I. Olszewski, Jennifer R. Smith, Utsav Schurmans, and Laurant Chiotti
The Samuel George Morton Cranial Collection--Historical Significance and New Research
Emily S. Renschler and Janet Monge