Volume 20 / Number 2

1978

On The Cover: The Book of the Dead, papyrus, Egypt, 13th c. BCE

Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: John R. Abercrombie

Egyptian Papyri: The University Museum's Collection of Papyri and Related Materials

In a second century A.D. Greek epistle a well-intentioned father offers some free advice to his son, who was probably […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 2

University Museum Announcements – Winter 1978

Grant Applications Applications have been made by the University Museum for the following Federal grants. National Science Foundation: Center Support […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: Jeffrey S. Soles

Mochlos: A New Look at Old Excavations: The University Museum's Work on Crete

The island of Mochlos, a large out¬≠cropping of rock about 350 meters long, rises from the sea just off the […]

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Museum Exterior

Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: Martin Biddle

New Directions – Winter 1978: The Director Writes

In the last issue I asked some questions about what sort of institution the University Museum ought to be. In […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: A. Gutkind Bulling

Ancient Chinese Maps: Two maps discovered in a Han Dynasty tomb from the second century B.C.

Among the many important excavations carried out in recent years in the People’s Republic of China three tombs deserve special […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: James D. Muhly

Ancient Cartography: Man's Earliest Attempts to Represent His World

The remarkable Chinese maps published by Mrs. Bulling in the previous article indicate that in cartography, as in many other […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 2

By: Leonard Gorelick and A. John Gwinnett

Ancient Seals and Modern Science: Using the Scanning Electron Microscope as an Aid in the Study of Ancient Seals

While ancient cylinder seals have been studied and reported in great detail, especially as to their iconography, there have been […]

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