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Centum Homines: The Prototype Of The Alexander Mosaic And The Military Museum In The Hellenistic World, Peter Nulton Feb 2007

Centum Homines: The Prototype Of The Alexander Mosaic And The Military Museum In The Hellenistic World, Peter Nulton

Peter E. Nulton Ph.D.

Although it is generally accepted that the Alexander Mosaic copies a painting of the 4th Century BCE, the attribution of this prototype has never been settled. Numerous attempts have been made to associate it with painters recorded in Pliny's Natural History, notably Philoxenos of Eretria, and Alexander's court painter, Apelles.

If the painting were the work of any artist whose name survives, as strong a case can be made for Aristeides of Thebes as for Apelles or Philoxenos. Since Pliny's comment that Aristeides painted a battle against the Persians follows his treatment of the works of Apelles ...


El Patrimonio Cultural De La Ciudad De Alicante: Avance Para Un Catálogo. Bienes Inmuebles., Pablo Rosser Jan 2007

El Patrimonio Cultural De La Ciudad De Alicante: Avance Para Un Catálogo. Bienes Inmuebles., Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

Primer avance de fichas patrimoniales sobre el patrimonio cultural de Alicante, en su aspecto de Bienes inmuebles.


Archaeological Inventory Of 216 Acres Of Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz Jan 2007

Archaeological Inventory Of 216 Acres Of Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

During the fall of 2006 (October 24 through November 3, 2006), the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological inventory of the Army National Guard Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) located in Bexar County, Texas for the Adjutant General’s Office. No plans for construction on the facility are proposed.

The work was performed under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4272, with Dr. Raymond Mauldin, CAR Assistant Director, serving as Principal Investigator and Cynthia Moore Munoz serving as the Project Archaeologist. The inventory consisted of a 100 percent pedestrian survey accompanied ...


San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume Ii Construction Packages 2 And 3: Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Construction Of The Mission Trails Hike And Bike Trails, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner, I. Waynne Cox, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses Jan 2007

San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume Ii Construction Packages 2 And 3: Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Construction Of The Mission Trails Hike And Bike Trails, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner, I. Waynne Cox, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Beginning in October 1998, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) provided archival research and archaeological services to the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) as part of the Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project. The project was intended to create a hike and bike trail system connecting the five Spanish missions in San Antonio. The trail should provide easier access to the missions for visitors, allow easier access to pleasant places to walk and cycle, and greatly improve the condition of some of the city streets ...


Spanish Colonial Documents Pertaining To Mission Santa Cruz De San Saba (41mn23), Menard County, Texas, Mariah F. Wade, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Douglas K. Boyd Jan 2007

Spanish Colonial Documents Pertaining To Mission Santa Cruz De San Saba (41mn23), Menard County, Texas, Mariah F. Wade, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Douglas K. Boyd

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is widening a 5-mile-long section of FM 2092 west of Menard in Menard County, Texas. The highway passes immediately south of the site of the Mission Santa Cruz de San Sabá (41MN23). Built in 1757 and destroyed in 1758, the mission is a time capsule of Spanish colonial archeology in the northern frontier of New Spain, along with the related Presidio de las Amarillas (41MN1, popularly known as Presidio San Sabá), which was occupied from 1757 to 1768. The presidio location has long been known, but researchers did not rediscover the mission site until ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Post-Oak Savannah Restoration Project: Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area, Anderson County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2007

Archaeological Survey Of The Post-Oak Savannah Restoration Project: Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area, Anderson County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Between May 31-June 7, 2007, personnel from UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 152 acres along two boundary corridors, 17 newly proposed roads and 58 staging areas for the upcoming 2,800-acre Post-Oak Savannah Restoration Project (POSRP) at Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (GEWMA), Anderson County, Texas. The project area is located about four miles north of Bethel, Texas, 4.5 miles northeast of Cayuga, and about 18.5 miles northwest of Palestine, Texas. Various restoration activities are proposed to take place within specifically designated areas in the northwest quadrant of the Gus Engeling ...


National Register Testing At 41lt307, On Cr 153 At The Navasota River, Limestone County, Texas, Timothy B. Griffith, Ross C. Fields Jan 2007

National Register Testing At 41lt307, On Cr 153 At The Navasota River, Limestone County, Texas, Timothy B. Griffith, Ross C. Fields

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Archeological test excavations at 41LT307 were completed by Prewitt and Associates, Inc., in 2005 in conjunction with Texas Department of Transportation road improvements on County Road 153 in northwestern Limestone County. The site is situated on the active floodplain in Holocene alluvium adjacent to the Navasota River. Excavations revealed sparse lithic artifacts and no cultural features. No organic remains were recovered, and the age of the cultural occupation is unknown. The portion of 41LT307 inside the new right of way is considered ineligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or designation as a State Archeological Landmark. All ...


Intensive Linear Pedestrian Survey Of Callaghan Road Between Ingram And Bandera Roads And Along Zarzamora Creek, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2007

Intensive Linear Pedestrian Survey Of Callaghan Road Between Ingram And Bandera Roads And Along Zarzamora Creek, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

November 15 and 16, 2006, The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive survey of 3.5 miles of Callaghan Road between Ingram and Bandera Roads and along Zarzamora Creek in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The City of San Antonio is planning to widen this section of Callaghan Road and to re-channelize Zarzamora Creek north of Callaghan Road to alleviate flooding in the area. The intensive linear survey was conducted under the Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4320 with Steve A. Tomka serving as Principal Investigator and Jennifer L Thompson as Project ...


Intensive Pedestrian Survey Associated With The Enclave Gardens Development Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2007

Intensive Pedestrian Survey Associated With The Enclave Gardens Development Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

On May 16, 2007, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey of six acres on the Enclave Garden property located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The archaeological work was completed for Enclave Gardens, Ltd., in cooperation with Hogan Real Estate Services who planned the construction of a housing development project on the property. Because Olmos Creek runs along the southern property boundary, the City Historic Preservation Office in San Antonio recommended archaeological investigations prior to construction in accordance with the San Antonio Uniform Development Code. There are no federal ...


Additional Phase Ii Testing At 41bx323 In Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2007

Additional Phase Ii Testing At 41bx323 In Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jon J. Dowling

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio (CAR-UTSA) conducted eligibility testing on the southeast portion of 41BX323, Bexar County, Texas from September 6 to September 14, 2007. CAR was contracted by Lake/Flato Architects to conduct eligibility testing on a previously uninvestigated portion of site 41BX323. Lake/Flato Architects have been contracted by the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for the construction of a proposed parking garage facility. The proposed improvements will be impacting the southeastern portions of State Archaeological Landmark (SAL) site 41BX323. The primary goal of the excavations was ...


The Homestead Of James Taylor White Ii: Historical, Archaeological, And Geophysical Investigations At Two Proposed Safety Rest Areas, Interstate Highway (Ih) 10, Chambers County, Texas, Jennifer A. Kelly, Richard A. Weinstein, Joanne Ryan, Bryan S. Haley Jan 2007

The Homestead Of James Taylor White Ii: Historical, Archaeological, And Geophysical Investigations At Two Proposed Safety Rest Areas, Interstate Highway (Ih) 10, Chambers County, Texas, Jennifer A. Kelly, Richard A. Weinstein, Joanne Ryan, Bryan S. Haley

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Personnel from Coastal Environments, Inc. (CEI), Moore Archeological Consulting, Inc. (MAC), and the University of Mississippi conducted archaeological and geophysical investigations at the locations of two proposed safety rest areas on opposite sides of Interstate Highway (IH) 10 in Chambers County, Texas. The research was carried out from late August 2006 until late February 2007, under contract to the Environmental Affairs Division of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). MAC archaeologists had previously examined the two rest area tracts in 2001. Their research indicated that the north tract contained a late-nineteenth- through early-twentieth-century cemetery, identified as the Broussard Cemetery site ...


Archeological Investigations And National Register Testing At 41cv1636, Coryell County, Texas, John E. Dockall, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Karl W. Kibler Jan 2007

Archeological Investigations And National Register Testing At 41cv1636, Coryell County, Texas, John E. Dockall, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Karl W. Kibler

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Prewitt and Associates, Inc. (PAI), conducted archeological testing of 41CV1636 for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Environmental Affairs Division, under Contract No. 575XXSA006 (Work Authorization No. 57530SA006) and Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3980 from the Texas Historical Commission. Site 41CV1636 is situated in northwestern Coryell County, approximately 13 km east of Evant, Texas. The site was located during an archeological survey for a proposed roadway widening project along U.S. Highway 84. Proposed design plans required an additional 5 m of new right of way that would directly impact 41CV1636. Site 41CV1636 is a prehistoric site buried in Holocene ...


Archeological Testing Of The Engstrand Well 41wm1157, In Williamson County, Texas, Bradford Jones, Rachel Feit Jan 2007

Archeological Testing Of The Engstrand Well 41wm1157, In Williamson County, Texas, Bradford Jones, Rachel Feit

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Under TAC Permit 4347 Hicks & Company undertook archival research and National Register eligibility archeological testing of a historic limestone well (Site 41WM1157) in the US 79 right-of-way in Williamson County, Texas under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 4347. The project was sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), for regulatory and management purposes under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the Antiquities Code of Texas (13 TAC 26). Archival research was conducted in order to establish the history of ownership and land use for the property. Research revealed that the well was likely built during the ...


Significance Testing Of Site 41km225, Kimble County, Texas, Mindy Bonine, Michael Chavez, Laura Acuna Jan 2007

Significance Testing Of Site 41km225, Kimble County, Texas, Mindy Bonine, Michael Chavez, Laura Acuna

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted significance testing excavations at site 41KM225, ᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳᆳtion of the site is in TxDOT’s right-of-way (ROW) of Farm-to-Market (FM) 2169 on the northern bank of Johnson Fork, a tributary of the Llano River. SWCA performed the investigations under General Services Contract No. 575XXSA007, Work Authorization No. 575 20 SA007, and Texas Antiquities Permit 4183. The final report was written under Work Authorization No. 575 25 SA007.

In the course of the investigations, SWCA conducted shovel testing, hand excavations, special sampling, and other documentation at the project area. The site is located in the walls of ...