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  • Akhenaten and Tutankhamun

    Akhenaten and Tutankhamun
    av David P. Silverman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707909

    Egypt's eighteenth dynasty, a period of empire building, was also for a short time the focus of a religious revolution. Now called the Amarna Period (1353-1322 BCE), after the site of an innovative capital city that was the center of the new religio…

  • Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2A

    Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2A

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707213

    The emergence and adoption of metallurgy is one of the seminal topics of investigation in the history of archaeology, particularly in the history of archaeological research in Southeast Asia. The site of Ban Chiang, Thailand, is a central site in de…

  • The Origins of Maya States

    The Origins of Maya States

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536865

    The Pre-Columbian Maya were organized into a series of independent kingdoms or polities rather than unified into a single state. The vast majority of studies of Maya states focus on the apogee of their development in the classic period, ca. 250-850…

  • Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2C

    Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2C

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707930

    This third volume in the series is devoted to presenting and interpreting the metallurgical evidence from Ban Chiang, northeast Thailand, in the broader regional context. Because the production of metal artifacts must engage numerous communities in…

  • Sustainable Lifeways

    Sustainable Lifeways

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536193

    Sustainable Lifeways addresses forces of conservatism and innovation in societies dependent on the exploitation of aquatic and other wild resources, agriculture, and specialized pastoralism. The volume gathers specialists working in four areas of th…

  • Closely Observed

    Closely Observed
    av Andrea Baldeck

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707886

    Closely observed explores the infinite variety and beauty of the botanical world. Andrea Baldeck sequences photographs in sumptuous black and white to beguile the viewer with variations on the theme of leaf and flower, fruit and seed. The aesthetic…

  • Archaeology and History in Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages

    Archaeology and History in Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages
    av Stephen L. Dyson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536025

    With one of the richest archaeological records and most complicated histories in the Mediterranean, Sardinia provides an important laboratory for studying the interaction of indigenous societies and outside forces in a partly isolated geographical c…

  • Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 3

    Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 3
    av Barbara J. Hayden

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707794

    Volume 3 presents the supplementary materials that support the settlement history of the Vrokastro region, derived from intensive and systematic survey. The book presents brief summaries of regional pottery of the Bronze Age, Roman, and medieval to…

  • Landscapes of Movement

    Landscapes of Movement

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536131

    Landscapes of Movement originates from the premise that trails, paths, and roads are the physical manifestation of human movement through the landscape and are central to an understanding of that movement. The study of these features connects with m…

  • Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal--Group 7F-1

    Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal--Group 7F-1
    av William A. Haviland

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536810

    Tikal Report 22 presents the results of excavations carried out in residential group 7F-1 at Tikal in Guatemala during the 1957, 1963, and 1965 seasons. As with similar Tikal Reports (TR 19, TR 20A/20B, and TR 21), TR 22 is devoted to the presentati…

  • The Classic Christian Townsite at Arminna West

    The Classic Christian Townsite at Arminna West
    av Kent R. Weeks

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707152

    An illustrated report on the 1963 excavation of a town in Lower Nubia which dated to the Christian Period which reached its zenith between c.AD 850 and 1100. Includes a general discussion of the town's history and its relations with Egypt and the r…

  • Quirigua Reports, Volume IV

    Quirigua Reports, Volume IV
    av Wendy Ashmore

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707916

    This monograph reports the results of the Quirigua Project Site Periphery Program, five seasons (1975-1979) of archaeological survey and excavation in the 96 km2 immediately adjoining the classic Maya site of Quirigua. Ashmore identifies and helps u…

  • The Archaeology of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas

    The Archaeology of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536483

    Some of the most dramatic new discoveries in Asia Minor have been made at Gordion, the Phrygian capital that controlled much of central Asia Minor for close to two centuries. The most famous ruler of the kingdom was Midas, who regularly negotiated w…

  • Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    av Jennifer Quick

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707633

    Since the late nineteenth century hundreds of people, on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, have searched for what it means to be human, studying the infinite variety of human cultures. The Museum's exte…

  • Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    av Jennifer Quick

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707640

    Since the late nineteenth century hundreds of people, on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, have searched for what it means to be human, studying the infinite variety of human cultures. The Museum's exte…

  • The Tlingit Encounter with Photography

    The Tlingit Encounter with Photography
    av Sharon Bohn Gmelch

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536100

    Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, shortly after the invention of photography, the Tlingit of southeastern Alaska encountered early Russian and American survey teams, ethnographic investigators, studio photographers, tourists, and resident ama…

  • The Sufi Journey of Baba Rexheb

    The Sufi Journey of Baba Rexheb
    av Frances Trix

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536124

    Baba Rexheb, a Muslim mystic from the Balkans, founded the first Bektashi community in America. This is his life story and the story of his communities: the traditional Bektashi tekke in Albania where he first served, the displaced persons camps to…

  • If a City Is Set on a Height, Volume 1

    If a City Is Set on a Height, Volume 1
    av Sally M. Freedman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171666

    Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund, 17

  • Iraq's Marsh Arabs in the Garden of Eden

    Iraq's Marsh Arabs in the Garden of Eden
    av Edward L. Ochsenschlager

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707749

    What can the present tell us about the past? From 1968 to 1990, Edward Ochsenschlager conducted ethnoarchaeological fieldwork near a mound called al-Hiba, in the marshes of southern Iraq. In examining the material culture of three tribes—their…

  • Journey to the City

    Journey to the City

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707145

    The Penn Museum has a long and storied history of research and archaeological exploration in the ancient Middle East. This book highlights this rich depth of knowledge while also serving as a companion volume to the Museum's signature Middle East Ga…

  • The Human Evolution Cookbook

    The Human Evolution Cookbook
    av Harold L. Dibble

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707497

    This humorous account of human evolution, from the beginnings of bipedalism through the Upper Paleolithic, is set in the context of a cookbook, with recipes and cartoons to match the unfolding stories. Each chapter discusses a particular milestone o…

  • Experiencing Power, Generating Authority

    Experiencing Power, Generating Authority

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536643

    For almost three thousand years, Egypt and Mesopotamia were each ruled by the single sacred office of kingship. Though geographically near, these ancient civilizations were culturally distinct, and scholars have historically contrasted their respect…

  • Incised Drawings from Early Phrygian Gordion

    Incised Drawings from Early Phrygian Gordion
    av Lynn E. Roller

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536148

    In 1950, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology began excavations at the ancient Phrygian capital of Gordion in central Turkey. The Museum's Gordion Project continues today, with researchers from many disciplines and w…

  • Native American Voices on Identity, Art, and Culture

    Native American Voices on Identity, Art, and Culture

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707800

    The dynamic discourse stimulated by 78 magnificent objects created by Native Americans over the years, now housed in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, and the responses of contemporary Native Americans to those o…

  • The Gift of Spiderwoman

    The Gift of Spiderwoman
    av Joe Ben Wheat

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780318031088

    An introduction to the textile weavings of southwestern Native Americans, the narrative history and color illustrations trace the development of weaving among the Pueblo, Navajo, and Hopi, and the Spanish colonists who settled in the Rio Grande. The…

  • The Artifacts of Tikal--Ornamental and Ceremonial Artifacts and Unworked Material

    The Artifacts of Tikal--Ornamental and Ceremonial Artifacts and Unworked Material
    av Hattula Moholy-Nagy

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707947

    TR27A reports on goods used as markers of social status and goods used in ritual. It describes the splendid ornaments and insignia of jade, shell, pearls, and inscribed bone shown in representations on monuments and pottery vessels and recovered fro…

  • Himalaya

    Himalaya
    av Andrea Baldeck

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536094

    The Himalaya, Asia's jagged backbone, lured photographer Andrea Baldeck on four journeys covering thousands of miles from northern India to western China, the distillation of which is Himalaya: Land of the Snow Lion. This volume opens a window onto…

  • Dun Ailinne

    Dun Ailinne
    av Susan A. Johnston

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707992

    The site of Dún Ailinne is one of four major ritual sites from the Irish Iron Age, each said to form the center of a political kingdom and thus described as "royal." Excavation has produced artifacts ranging from the Neolithic (about 5,000 years ago…

  • Time and Temporality in the Ancient World

    Time and Temporality in the Ancient World

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707671

    Considering the topic of time in antiquity, juxtaposing cultures and societies, yields remarkable intersections, continuities, and discontinuities in the ways people have engaged with temporality. One of the most persistent dichotomies we find acros…

  • Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 2

    Reports on the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 2
    av Barbara J. Hayden

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707596

    Data gathered through systematic survey detail the settlement history of the Vrokastro region from the Final Neolithic period through the early part of the twentieth century. Each period is introduced by an environmental pattern for the settlement,…

  • Literacy in the Persianate World

    Literacy in the Persianate World

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536452

    Persian has been a written language since the sixth century B.C. Only Chinese, Greek, and Latin have comparable histories of literacy. Although Persian script changed—first from cuneiform to a modified Aramaic, then to Arabic—from the ni…

  • Exploring Iran

    Exploring Iran
    av Ayse Gursan-Salzmann

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707961

    The Penn Museum's first archaeological expedition to Iran took place in 1931, when Erich F. Schmidt excavated the Bronze Age site of Tepe Hissar near the town of Damghan and the monumental buildings of the pre-Islamic Sasanian Palace. In this part o…

  • The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran

    The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran
    av Ayse Gursan-Salzmann

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536834

    Tepe Hissar is a large Bronze Age site in northeastern Iran notable for its uninterrupted occupational history from the fifth to the second millennium B.C.E. The quantity and elaborateness of its excavated artifacts and funerary customs position the…

  • Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal--Nonelite Groups Without Shrines

    Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal--Nonelite Groups Without Shrines
    av William A. Haviland

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536735

    Excavations in Residential Areas of Tikal—Nonelite Groups Without Shrines is a two-volume presentation of the excavations carried out in and near small residential structures at Tikal, Guatemala, beginning in 1961. These reports show that Tika…

  • Early Beth Shan (Strata XIX-XIII)

    Early Beth Shan (Strata XIX-XIII)
    av Eliot Braun

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707626

    G. M. FitzGerald's Deep Cut at Beth Shan, a large-scale research project in the southern Levant, is a window to the earliest civilization at this major tell, documenting human activity during the Neolithic and Bronze Age. In 1933, his last season ex…

  • Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture

    Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536490

    Descartes boldly claimed: "I think, therefore I am." But one might well ask: Why do we think? How? When and why did our human ancestors develop language and culture? In other words, what makes the human mind human? Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Cult…

  • Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2B

    Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2B

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707787

    The foundation of archaeometallurgy is the study of excavated assemblages of metals and related remains. This volume presents in detail how the metals and such remains as crucibles excavated from four sites in northeast Thailand have been studied to…

  • The Sumerian Dictionary of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

    The Sumerian Dictionary of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171581

  • The Nippur Lament

    The Nippur Lament
    av Steve Tinney

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171390

    Occasional publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund, 16

  • Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal--The Plaza of the Seven Temples

    Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal--The Plaza of the Seven Temples
    av H. Stanley Loten

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536957

    The Great Maya center of Tikal, in Guatemala, is famous for its well-preserved architecture. This book presents descriptions of nine structures that line the Plaza of the Seven Temples, which sits immediately west of the South Acropolis of Central T…

  • Master Builders of Byzantium

    Master Builders of Byzantium
    av Robert Ousterhout

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536032

    Examining Byzantine architecture—primarily churches built in the area of Constantinople between the ninth and fifteenth centuries—from the perspective of its masons, its master builders, Robert Ousterhout identifies the problems commonly…

  • The Sumerian Dictionary of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

    The Sumerian Dictionary of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171215

  • Hasanlu V

    Hasanlu V
    av Michael D. Danti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536612

    Hasanlu V provides archaeologists with a new, more accurate chronology of Hasanlu, the largest and arguably the most important archaeological site in the Gadar River Valley of northwestern Iran. This revised chronology introduces Hasanlu Periods VIa…

  • Structure and Meaning in Human Settlement

    Structure and Meaning in Human Settlement

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707831

    This book explores the relationships between form, space, and cultural meaning in human habitation. Authors from a variety of disciplines and international sites address the possibilities of common ground in architectural theories about place and dw…

  • A Commentary on the Architecture of the North Acropolis, Tikal, Guatemala--Additions and Alterations

    A Commentary on the Architecture of the North Acropolis, Tikal, Guatemala--Additions and Alterations
    av H. Stanley Loten

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707985

    A comprehensive series of reconstructed views rendered in colors approximating the original finishes of polished plaster and paint, with 42 different stages of development in three-dimensional form, show what the Acropolis looked like at various tim…

  • Origins of Agriculture in Western Central Asia

    Origins of Agriculture in Western Central Asia
    av David R. Harris

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536162

    In Origins of Agriculture in Western Central Asia, archaeologist David R. Harris addresses questions of when, how, and why agriculture and settled village life began east of the Caspian Sea. The book describes and assesses evidence from archaeologic…

  • Botanical Aspects of Environment and Economy at Gordion, Turkey

    Botanical Aspects of Environment and Economy at Gordion, Turkey
    av Naomi F. Miller

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536155

    The archaeological site of Gordion is most famous as the home of the Phrygian king Midas and as the place where Alexander the Great cut the Gordian knot on his way to conquer Asia. Located in central Anatolia (present-day Turkey) near the confluence…

  • Visions of a Huichol Shaman

    Visions of a Huichol Shaman
    av Peter T. Furst

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707978

    The brilliant visionary yarn paintings of the shaman-artist Jose Benitez Sanchez emerge transformed into two-dimensional form from fleeting, sublime visionary experiences triggered by the complex chemistry of the divine peyote cactus. Benitez's visi…

  • The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VIII

    The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VIII
    av Donald White

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536469

    This is the climactic volume on the archaeological and architectural history from ca. 31 B.C. to A.D. 365 of the extramural sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya. It deals with the impact of Christianity on the cult and the causes of…

  • Gordion Seals and Sealings

    Gordion Seals and Sealings
    av Elspeth Dusinberre

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707824

    The original publication of the 114 seals and seal impressions excavated from Gordion in Turkey, this book is the first diachronic monograph on the ongoing excavations at Gordion and provides the first historical and archaeological overview of the e…

  • Presence Passing

    Presence Passing
    av Andrea Baldeck

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934536001

    A visual exploration of decay, impermanence, and loss, manifest in structures and objects that are left behind, the spirit of this collection is one of evocation, inviting us to conjure meanings from the images, to wonder what each of us will leave…