San Simeon's collection of ceremonial objects
- Can We Move Forward? Comments on the Current Debate over Handmade Burnish Ware. Small, David B. // Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology;Dec97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p223
Comments on the debate over handmade burnished ceramics in Late Mycenaean Greece. Arguments raised by the debate; Market system used by Aegean agriculturists; Misinterpretations of antiquated economies.
- Dave Kent's World. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;3/6/2009, Vol. 204 Issue 10, p18
The article presents information on stamps from across the world, including stamps from Taiwan that depict ceremonial objects.
- Ceremonial lance. Lundgren, Julie K. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Feb2009, Issue 2, p31
Information about the significance of ceremonial lance used by the people living in the Great Plains is presented.
- Object of desire. Hickman, Katie // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Dec93, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p11
Reports on the West African nail fetish and its supposedly magical powers. Stories about its mystery; History of the fetish; Description of the fetish.
- Amphora. // Apollo: The International Magazine for Collectors;Oct2011, Vol. 174 Issue 591, p15
An image of a late 6th-century BC Attic amphora by the Antimenes Painter is presented.
- The Corinth Oinochoe: One- and Two-Handled Jugs in Ancient Corinth. McPhee, Ian // Hesperia;Jan-Mar2005, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p41
One of the many characteristic shapes produced in Corinth during the Archaic and Classical periods was the round-mouthed jug with one or two handles, the so-called �Corinth oinochoe.� The present article examines the typological development of this shape, particularly the version with two...
- Sacred Bolivian textiles returned. A.M.H.S. // Archaeology;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the United States Customs Service's return of sacred ceremonial garments to the Aymara people of Coroma, Bolivia. Ayamarans' belief that the textiles embody the souls of ancestors who had worn the garment; Purchase of the textiles by antiquities dealers through Bolivian middlemen when...
- Power & Taboo. Head, Feather // Treasure Hunting;Nov2006, p30
The article presents information on the "Power and Taboo" exhibition of sacred objects from the Eastern Pacific at the British Museum in London, England. It says that a shared homeland starting around 1,500 years ago was populated by the island groups of Eastern Polynesia. How the people lived...
- Mortuary Variability and Status Differentiation in the Late Jomon of Hokkaido Based on the Analysis of Shuteibo (Communal Cemeteries). Sakaguchi, Takashi // Journal of World Prehistory;Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p275
The shuteibo, a type of communal cemetery characterized by a circular embankment, was constructed in the latter half of the Late Jomon (c. 1520 cal BC-1250 cal BC) in Hokkaido, Japan. Shuteibo at the Kiusu, Misawa-1, Bibi-4 and Kashiwagi-B sites are key to understanding the complex...