Volume 26 / Number 3

1984

On The Cover: Vadi's main temple was renovated through the cooperation of its villagers. Photo by Arjun Appadurai.

Vol. 26 / No. 3

By: Arjun Appadurai

Wells in Western India: Irrigation and Cooperation in an Agricultural Society

Introduction The principal purpose of this paper is to decribe the social arrangement surrounding access to water from open-surface wells […]

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Vol. 26 / No. 3

By: Mario A. Del Chiaro

Etruscan Bird-Askoi: Painted Vases in the Shape of Birds

Vases in the form of animals or birds (askoi; askos, singular) have a remarkably long history in Western and Far […]

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Vol. 26 / No. 3

By: Daniel T. Potts

Northeastern Arabia: From the Seleucids to the Earliest Caliphs

The course of Near Eastern archaeology, as we are seeing very vividly today, is highly sus¬≠ceptible to the winds of […]

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Vol. 26 / No. 3

By: Jay Schwartz, George Brooks and John Herrmann

The Merenptah Palace Project of 1983-84: Museum Briefs

Egypt is famous for its royal tombs and pyramids, but we know surprisingly little about the ceremonial and political activities […]

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Vol. 26 / No. 3

By: Barbara J. Hayden

Late Bronze Age Tylissos: House Plans and Cult Center

Introduction The best-known period of Cretan prehistory is the Minoan Neopalatial or Late Minoan (LM) I period, encompassing approximately one […]

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