University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Gerald P. Schaus

Seven Recently Discovered Sculptures from Cyrene, Eastern Libya

By: Linny Schenk and Irene F. Bald and Marcia Bloom and Karen Chance and Gerald P. Schaus and Susan Tutweiler and Donald White and Brian R. MacDonald

Readers of this magazine have already been introduced to some features of the University Museum’s Cyrene project, but the focus of the previous report (Expedition 17, no. 4, 1975, pp. 2-15) was rather narrowly restricted to the city’s archaic phase lasting from ca 631 to 500 B.C. However, excavation since 1969 in the Wadi Bel […]


Pottery from the Sanctuary

A Question of Function

By: Gerald P. Schaus

The Sanctuary of Demeter was filled with dedications, spe¬≠cial gifts offered by wor¬≠shipers, likely with the thought that a pact was being made: I give to the deity, may the deity give to me in return, or, as the deity continues to give to me, so I shall continue to give to her. All of […]