Volume 20 / Number 3

1978

On The Cover: "Astronomical Disk", Western Chou, Diam. 6.5 inches, University Museum. Collection Object Number: 72-22-1A

Vol. 20 / No. 3

By: Ann Ashmead

Greek Cats: Exotic Cats Kept by Rich Youths in Fifth Century B.C. Athens, as Portrayed on Greek Vases

Some years ago a Greek vase (Figs. 1, 2) that the University Museum had lent to Bryn Mawr College aroused […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 3

By: Martin Biddle

New Directions – Spring 1978: The Director Writes

In the last issue of Expedition I wrote about the University Museum’s existing archives and their care. This time I […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 3

University Museum Announcements – Spring 1978

Grant Received The National Science Foundation has awarded the University Museum a grant in the amount of $61,337, effective September […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 3

By: Elizabeth Lyons

Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at the University Museum

For some four thousand years, the Chinese have considered jade to be a unique substance and have held it in […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 3

By: Carol Thomas

Found: The Dorians: Archaeology and Greek Linguistics at the End of the Late Bronze Age

There can be no doubt that the Myce¬≠naean civilization of Bronze Age Greece was destroyed in the course of the […]

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Vol. 20 / No. 3

By: Frank L. Lambrecht

Mabudu: A Report on a Vanishing Culture in the Northeastern Corner of the Congo Basin as it existed in 1948

In the northeastern corner of the Congo Basin rainforest lies a region known as Kibali-Ituri named after the two rivers […]

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