Cover: See "The Predatory Baboon" by Robert S. O. Harding.
The Hittites and the Aegean World
James D. Muhly
The Use of Clay before Pottery in the Zagros
The Jar Makers of Thrapsano in Crete
The Third Lion Bowl from Hasanlu
Oscar White Muscarella
The Predatory Baboon
Robert S. O. Harding
Cover: Motifs on the body of the chariot of Tuthmosis IV (about 1425-1417 BC).
Phrygian Furniture from Gordion
Rodney S. Young
Professional Health Care in a Montana Settlement of Peru
Stone Knobs and Chariot Tracks
Cover: An artist's conception of the work at Nippur during the Fall, 1973.
The Position of the Large Bronze Saws of Minoan Crete in the History of Tool Making
H. Bartlett Wells
Peoples Who Perish
William J. Robson
Meet the Chocos
The Twelfth Season at Nippur
Jaguar Cult--Down's Syndrome--Were-Jaguar
Roberto Gonzalo and George Milton
Index to Volume 16
Cover: Stamp issued by the Government of Iran to commemorate the 2nd International Congress of Architecture, September 1974, Persepolis--Shiraz, showing the plan of Hasanlu in the period 1000-800 BC. Actual size of stamp, 4.3 x 3.2 cm.
Calabashes in Northern Nigeria
Mildred A. Konan
A Lost Notebook from the Excavations at Gournia, Crete
New Approches to the Study of Ancient Disease
Yemen--Breaking with the Feudal Past
Special Issue: India and Pakistan
Cover: Pottery motifs. The top is a typical Londo Ware design (c. 1st millennium CE). The second register of interlocking stick figures is a motif common on Jorwe Pottery (1400-1100 BCE) as found at Inamgaon. The third register of peacocks and a pipal tree bordered by intersecting circles is associated with the mature Harappan (2300-1700 BCE) as found at Mohenjo-daro. Pre-Harappan designs (2800-2300 BCE) from Kalibangan form the lowerst register.
An Early Farmers' Village in Central India
H. D. Sankalia, Z. D. Ansari, and M. K. Dhavalikar
Special Issue: New Hebrides and New Guinea
Cover: Original pastel drawings by Leslie Weightman, Norsup, Malekula, from her visit with the Small Namba in 1973. She is one of the few resident artists in the New Hebrides.
An Expedition to the New Hebrides
John D. Hedrick and Karen Goodrich Hedrick
Bislama--Pidgin English in the New Hebrides
Elizabeth Reed Dickie
The Kafe--A New Guinea Highlands Group
Harold G. Levine
Cover: Arcesilaus II, King of Cyrene, detail on the interior of a wine cup made in Laconia around 560 BC; today in the Bibliotheque Nationale.
Archaic Cyrene and the Cult of Demeter and Persephone
Herodotus and the Scythians
Karen S. Rubinson
Men, Saints, or Dragons?
David S. Reese
Ingots and the Bronze Age Copper Trade in the Mediterranean--A Progress Report
Tamara Stech Wheeler, Robert Maddin, and James D. Muhly
Index to Volume 17
Cover: Mirror image of storyboard, The Decieved Husband of Ngkeklau.
The Palauan Storyboards--From Traditional Architecture to Airport Art
DeVerne Reed Smith
Yogurt--Its Life and Culture
Lyric Verse and Ritual in the Santa Cruz Islands
Cover: The head of an adolescent girl from Cyrene.
A Return to Sybaris
Oliver C. Colburn
Seven Recently Discovered Sculptures from Cyrene, Eastern Libya
Donald White, Irene F. Bald, Linny Schenk, Susan Tutweiler, Brian R. MacDonald, Gerald Schaus, Marcia Bloom, and Karen Chance
Middle Elamite Malyan
Elizabeth Carter and Matthew Stolper
The Survival of Ancient Traditions in the Popular Architecture of North-Central Turkey
Jak Yakar and Jose Louis Garzon
Cover: Bronze cut-out plaque of the 7th century BC from Kato Syme.
A Sanctuary of Hermes and Aphrodite in Crete
Some Aspects of the Classical Heritage in Afghanistan
The Pastoral Nomads of Nigeria
Frank L. Lambrecht
The City of the Hawk--Seat of Egypt's Ancient Civilization
Michael A. Hoffman
Nippur Rebaked--The Conservation of Cuneiform Tablets
Ann Guinan, Gary Oller, and Dorothy Ormsby
Cover: Dr. Rainey with one of his woodcarvings, his most recent interest.
The Museum as Forum
Sir John Pope-Hennessy
Ban Chiang--A Mosaic of Impressions from the First Two Years
Chester Gorman and Pisit Charoenwongsa
Special Issue: Ethnology and Archaeology in Greece
Cover: Samples from within the issue.
A Greek Countryside--Reports from the Argolid Exploration Project
Michael H. Jameson
The Pursuit of Wild Edibles, Present and Past
Mary Clark Forbes
The Thousand Year Road
Cover: Copper and tin deposits of the world, after U. S. Bureau of Mines.
Kalahari Desert Trek Notes--From Lobatsi to Tsodilo Hills
Frank L. Lambrecht
Shell Working at Ancient Balakot, Pakistan
George F. Dales and Jonathan Mark Kenoyer
Guerilla Warfare in Eighteenth Century Jamaica
Barbara Klamon Kopytoff
The Cult of the Jambiya--Dagger Wearing in Yemen
Schuyler V. R. Cammann
Tin in the Ancient Near East--Old Questions and New Finds
Robert Maddin, Tamara Stech Wheeler, and James D. Muhly
Cover: Wall painting fragments from Malyan.
Hard copies of this issue are sold out.
Malyan Wall Paintings
Janet W. Nickerson
The Incidence of Lead in Late Shang and Early Chou Ritual Vessels
Katheryn M. Linduff
Cherokee Indian Craftswomen and the Economy of Basketry
The Earliest Uses of Clay in Syria
Cover: Bronze plaque from Giyimli showing a deity with single-horned helmet carrying two quivers, standing on a lion, faced by a worshipper.
A Late Shang Place of Sacrifice and its Historical Significance
A. Gutkind Bulling
The Urartian Bronze Hoard from Giyimli
Orhan Aytug Tasyurek
Southeast Asia--The Changing Scene
Special Issue: Ur
Cover: Photo by William Clough. Gaming board of shell and lapis lazuli from RT. 580 in the Royal Cemetery, now in the University Museum.
[Special Issue Introduction]
Recollections of C. Leonard Woolley
Sir Max Mallowan, C.B.E.
Archival Glimpses of the Ur Expedition in the Years 1920 to 1926
Selected by Robert H. Dyson, Jr.
What Do We Know About the People Buried in the Royal Cemetery?
P. R. S. Moorey
The Ur Excavations and Sumerian Literature
Samuel Noah Kramer
New Directions--The Director Writes
Cover: The Book of the Dead, papyrus, Egypt, 13th c. BCE
Mochlos--A New Look at Old Excavations: The University Museum's Work on Crete
Jeffrey S. Soles
Ancient Seals and Modern Science--Using the Scanning Electron Microscope as an Aid in the Study of Ancient Seals
Leonard Gorelick and A. John Gwinnett
University Museum Announcements
Cover: "Astronomical Disk", Western Chou, Diam. 6.5 inches, University Museum.
Special Issue: Biblical Archaeology
Cover: Photo by Avraham Hay. Hoard of 47 Ptolemaic silver tetradrachms found at Tel Michal.
'En-Besor--An Egyptian First Dynasty Staging Post in the Northern Negev
Canaanite Aphek--Its Acropolis and Inscriptions
Lachish--Renewed Archaeological Excavations