Society Occasional Publications
Table of Contents, Vol. 6/2, 1979
Etymology of The Minoan Language (5 pp) Linus Brunner 6/2-p 121
Brunner comments on Fell's decipherment of Minoan as
an Indo- European language closely related to Hittite. He gives a comparative
etymology of Minoan words derived by Fell's decipherments.
Minoan Decorative Motifs (2 pp) Gertrude
These motifs were collected and drawn (graphics
shown) from various sources.
nicht der Erste (1 p) Linus Brunner
A review of America
BC for the German publication, Ostschweiz, 2 Apr 1978.
Symbolic Field Patterns: Four American Examples (3 pp) Norman Totten
Totten discusses boundary markers, sun symbols and
12 Sites Suggested forWorld Heritage
List (1 p) UNESCO
A UNESCO announcement of the selection of twelve
cultural and natural sites in seven countries, setting them aside for
Suggest Prehistoric Migrations (5 pp) Eleonora
Soviet & Mongol archaeologists find new and
important evidence about the eastward movement of peoples.
of the Irish: Blood Group and Craniometric Analysis (19 pp) Albert E. Casey & Eleanor L. Downey-Price
Reprinted from the Alabama Journal of Medical
Sciences, Vol. 15, #1, 1978.
Madoc — A Persistent Legend (9 pp) Tristan
Examination of the case for early Welsh visits to the
Americas, specifically, that of Madoc. Short Biographic material on the author
Letter from Dr Mohamed Jarary (1 p)
Announcement of the establishment of a Research
Centre in Tripoli, Libya, under the auspices of El Fatah University. Asks for
assistance in provision of materials for the Centre.
Elements of Maya Arithmetic with Particular Attention to the Calendar (14
pp) Charles C. Fulton
Originally published as #85 of Notes on Middle
American Archaeology and Ethnology, 14 Nov. 1947.
Cockaponsett Carvings (8 pp)
Frederick J. Pohl
Discusses carvings and cupule patterns found in the
Cockaponsett area of Connecticut.
Center for the Ancients (3 pp)
Discusses sites in Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma,
all within a 50 mile radius. A boat graphic is shown.
The Cresson Shell (3 pp) Elizabeth
An incised shell, bored for wearing, found in 1891,
shows a picture of a mammoth (graphic shown).
Inscriptions and Other Features at Cockaponsett (5 pp) John
Further discussion of carvings and cupules at
Two Southwestern Petroglyph Sites (9 pp) Don
One is at Hackberry Springs, Colorado, and the other
at Waterflow, New Mexico (the latter was deciphered by Fell).
on A Rupestral Inscription from Waterflow, New Mexico (2 pp) Barry
Fell 6/2-p 209
Fell gives his decipherment of the petroglyphic
inscription mentioned in the previous paper. He reads the script as Libyan
Tifinag and the language as a Moroccan dialect of Iberic.
A graceful tapered Minoan ceramic vessel, used for serving liquids at
table. Having no base, such a vessel had to be held during the meal by a serving
man. Related forms, some termed amphorettas, are being discovered on the seabed,
and also depicted in petroglyphs, in North America.