Archaeology 1997 - Abstracts

Archaeology 1997
A battle over bones: lawyers contest the fate of an 8,400-year-old skeleton from Washington State. (Kennewick Man; includes related article)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSlayman, Andrew L.
America's forgotten war: the French and Indian War determined the course of American history. Why do so many Americans know so little about it?Anthropology/archeology/folkloreStarbuck, David R.
A model exhibition. (Rome National Archaeological Museum's 'Ancient Rooms' exhibits provide a model for using materials long in storage)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDyson, Stephen L.
Ancient seafarers: new evidence of early Southeast Asian sea voyages.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBellwood, Peter
Ancient Sepphoris: portrait of a cosmopolitan city. (exhibition)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSchuster, Angela M.H.
Annual kudos. (awards given by the Archaeological Institute of America in 1996)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDyson, Stephen L.
Antique archaeologists. (octogenarians and nonagenarians practicing archaeology)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreCotter, John L.
An unsinkable story. (sinking of the Titanic)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreCotter, John L.
Archaeology be dammed. (conflicts between archaeology and dam builders)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDyson, Stephen L.
Ashkelon's dead babies. (late Roman-early Byzantine site in Israel)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreRose, Mark
Atlantis of the sands: southern Oman yields ruins of an ancient city on the fabled frankincense route. (Shisur)(Special Section: Homage to Oman)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreZarins, Juris
Beneath the shifting sands. (buried objects in the Sahara)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreAebi, Ernst
Beyond the Danube's Iron Gates: rescue archaeology on the Roman frontier.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
Bodies in motion: India's rock art is a window on prehistoric performing arts.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreNeumayer, Erwin
Boyhood dreams. (childhood interest in archaeology)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBrown, Dale Mackenzie
Builders of the pyramids: excavations at Giza yield the settlements and workshops of three generations of laborers. (includes related article on ancient bakery)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHawass, Zahi, Lehner, Mark
Cambodia's Khmer past: an exhibition opening at the National Gallery highlights the cultural legacy of a war-torn country.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHerscher, Ellen
Celebrating an island heritage: Malta's world-acclaimed sites include its sixteenth-century capital city and the temples of a mysterious Neolithic culture.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreRose, Mark
Chieftain or warrior princess? (re-examination of 5th century B.C.E. Saka burial suggests body may be a woman and not a man)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDavis-Kimball, Jeannine
Cruising Lake Nasser.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBianchi, Robert S.
Cyprus in context: Harvard's Semitic Museum unveils its Cesnola collection.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHerscher, Ellen
Development juggernaut.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreAxarlis, Nikos
Digging in the land of Magan: excavations yield evidence of cultures spanning some 8,000 years.(Special Section: Homage to Oman)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBhacker, M. Redha, Bhacker, Bernadette
Discovering the Occidente.Anthropology/archeology/folklorePickering, Robert B.
Eighth wonder of the world: a perilous journey through Pakistan's rugged mountains along a branch of the ancient Silk Road. (Karakoram Highway)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
Faces from the past: first view of early humans from Spain's Pit of Bones. (Sima de los Huesos)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreArsuaga Ferreras, Juan Luis
Fiery finery: in ancient legends the combustible cloak was a weapon for exacting revenge. (includes related article on Greek fire)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreMayor, Adrienne
Gift of the Nile.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBrown, Dale Mackenzie
Homage to Oman: reflections on an Arabian kingdom's illustrious past.(Special Section: Homage to Oman)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHarrington, Spencer P.M.
Images of conquest: scholars in the Dominican Republic study a Columbus-era Taino town and some intriguing rock art.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreFoster, John, Conrad, Geoffrey, Beeker, Charles, Uhls, Lynn, Brauner, Mark, Veloz Maggiolo, Marcio, Ortega, Elpidio
Imaging Maya art: infrared video "prospecting" of Bonampak's famous murals yields critical details no longer visible to the naked eye. (includes related articles)(Cover Story)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreMiller, Mary, Ware, Gene, Duffin, Kirk, Taube, Karl, Houston, Stephen
In vino vertias. (history of wine-drinking)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
Japan's new past: how a century of archaeology helped dispel a nation's mythic origins. (includes related article on the imperial tombs)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreEdwards, Walter
Last of the "foreign devils." (Sir Aurel Stein's failed fourth journey to China)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBrysac, Shareen Blair
Legacy of Dunhuang.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreCaswell, James O.
Legacy of Henry VIII: ships to toothpicks were among the possessions of the Tudor monarch.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
Life at the front: letters buried at a succession of Roman forts near Hadrian's Wall tell of the concerns and pleasures of ordinary men and women. (Vindolanda, England)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
Looking through Roman glass. (Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWhitehouse, David
Lure of the field. (summer fieldwork in archaeology)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDyson, Stephen L.
Managing a world class past. (archaeology in Malta)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreRose, Mark
Maverick Mayanist. (archeologist Ian Graham)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSlayman, Andrew L., Dorfman, John
Medieval foothold in the Americas: at La Isabela, Columbus sought to replicate a proper Spanish town. (includes related article)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDeagan, Kathleen, Cruxent, Jose M.
Moscow reclaims its past: excavation of settlement layers reaching back more than 850 years has sparked a reassessment of the city's early history. (includes related articles)Anthropology/archeology/folklorePrevost-Logan, Nicole, Veksler, Alexander G.
Mystery monasteries: boyhood curiosity leads to a career studying Moscow's oldest and least understood church buildings.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBeliaev, Leonid A.
New York's mythic slum: digging lower Manhattan's infamous Five Points. (includes related articles)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreYamin, Rebecca, Crabtree, Pam, Milne, Claudia
Origins of syphilis.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreRose, Mark
Perseus II. (a review of the CD-ROM version)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreEiteljorg, Harrison, II
Plundering the Peten. (site looting of the Mirador Basin of Guatemala)(Cover Story)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHansen, Richard D.
Prince of the Great Kurgan. (unlooted tomb of Scythian chieftain excavated in the Ukraine)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreChochorowski, Jan, Skoryi, Sergei
Probing County Roscommon. (excavation of cottiers' homes in Gorttoose, Ireland)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreOrser, Charles E., Jr.
Re-creating a Frankish town: a fourteenth-century settlement in southern Greece is reborn using computer imaging. (Agios Vasilios)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreKardulias, P. Nick, Gregory, Timothy E., Dann, Mark A.
Re-creating Neanderthals.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreBahn, Paul G.
Re-inventing Eli Whitney.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreStarbuck, David R.
Resurgent Resurgam. (engine-powered submarine)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreNewell, Mark M.
Rewriting Southwestern prehistory: new studies suggest an overarching political system dominated much of the Southwest from A.D. 850 to 1500.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreLekson, Stephen H.
Rise of the hominids: an informative, albeit simplistic, journey through time. (Origins of Mankind on CD-ROM) (Software Review)(Evaluation)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHublin, Jean-Jacques
Rituals of the modern Maya: a strong undercurrent of Precolumbian belief pervades much of today's religious practice.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSchuster, Angela M.H.
Sarmatian treasures of south Russia.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreTreister, Mikhail
The durable dhow. (traditional boat)(Special Section: Homage to Oman)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreVosmer, Tom
The new Pompeii. (excavations beneath 79 level to discover more about this Roman resort)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSlayman, Andrew
The Post-Roman world: recent scholarship rejects the idea that a dark ages of chaos and obscurity characterized the transition from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreWiseman, James
The search for Site Q. (Mayan artifacts and archeology) (includes related articles on Mayan sites and expeditions)(Cover Story)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSchuster, Angela M.H.
Tombs of the pyramid builders. (Giza, Egypt)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreHawass, Zahi
Traders of the Ecuadorian Littoral. (trade between Ecuador and West Mexico 1,500 years ago)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreAnawalt, Particia Rieff
Travel guide: South and Southeast Asia.Anthropology/archeology/folkloreKasdan, Andrew
Travel guide: the land of the Maya. (excavations open to visitors)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSharer, Robert J., Sabloff, Jeremy A., Ashmore, Wendy
Variations on antiquity: new exhibitions of classical art. (renovations at British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vatican Museums, Art Institute of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSchuster, Angela M.H., Bonfante, Larissa, Rallo, Antonia
Viewing "Byzantium." (exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York; educational mission of art museums)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDyson, Stephen L.
Warrior women of the Eurasian steppes: new evidence suggests that tales of Amazon warriors may be more than mere legend. (Sauromatians and Sarmatians of southern Russia; includes related article on source of Arthurian legend)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreDavis-Kimball, Jeannine, Littleton, C. Scott
What's on line? Digging into the World Wide Web. (part 2) (sites covering archaeology in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Near East)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSaraceni, Jessica E.
What's on line? Digging into the World Wide Web. (sites on New World archaeology)Anthropology/archeology/folkloreSaraceni, Jessica E.
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