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April–June 1949 (53.2)

Metal Working in the Ancient World (pp. 93–125)
Herbert Maryon

Weapons and Tools from Anyang, and Siberian Analogies (pp. 126–144)
Max Loehr

Fiftieth General Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (pp. 145–149)

Archaeological News (pp. 150–198)
C. Bradford Welles

Necrology: Ernst R. Fiechter (p. 199)
Stephen B. Luce

Archaeological Digest (pp. 200–208)
C. Bradford Welles

Book Reviews

Manual of Archaeological Surveying (p. 209)
By A.B. Detweiler
Reviewed by D.H. Cox

Guide to the Greek, Roman, English and Chinese Coins at the Ashmolean Museum, Heberden Coin Room (p. 209)
Reviewed by D.H. Cox

Kingship and the Gods (pp. 209–211)
By H. Frankfort
Reviewed by William Stevenson Smith

The Human Figure (pp. 211–212)
By Elsie Christie Kielland
Reviewed by Sidney D. Markman

The Alphabet, A Key to the History of Mankind (pp. 212–213)
By David Diringer
Reviewed by Alice E. Kober

Megiddo II: Seasons of 1935–39 (pp. 213–215)
By Megiddo Expedition
Reviewed by W.F. Albright

Les Fouilles de Pazarli Enterprises par la Société d’Histoire Turque (pp. 215–216)
By Hamit Zübeyr Kosay
Reviewed by C. Bradford Welles

Foundations in the Dust, A Story of Mesopotamian Exploration (p. 216)
By Seton Lloyd
Reviewed by George C. Miles

Twin Rivers, A Brief History of Iraq from the Earliest Times to the Present Day (p. 217)
By Seton Lloyd
Reviewed by George C. Miles

Paros (pp. 217–218)
By O. Rubensohn
Reviewed by C. Bradford Welles

Hyakinthos (p. 218)
By Machteld J. Mellink
Reviewed by Norman O. Brown

Hermes the Thief: The Evolution of a Myth (pp. 218–219) 
By Norman O. Brown
Reviewed by Charles H. Reeves

Das Antike Athen in zwanzig Farbaufnahmen (pp. 219–220)
By Hans A. Bauer
Reviewed by A.E. Raubitschek

The Attalids of Pergamon (pp. 220–221) 
By Esther V. Hansen
Reviewed by C. Bradford Welles

Larisa am Hermos III. Die Kleinfunde (pp. 221–222)
By Johannes Boehlau and Karl Schefold
Reviewed by George M.A. Hanfmann

Virgils Mind at Work (p. 222)
By Robert W. Cruttwell
Reviewed by C.W. Mendell

Der Geometrische Stil in Italien. Archäologische Grundlagen der frühesten historischen Zeit Italiens (pp. 222–224)
By Åke Åkerström
Reviewed by George M.A. Hanfmann

Statues on Coins of Southern Italy and Sicily in the Classical Period (pp. 224–227)
By Phyllis Williams Lehmann
Reviewed by Otto J. Brendel

Observations on Familiar Statuary in Rome (pp. 227–228)
By Rhys Carpenter
Reviewed by Henry C. Montgomery

Cherchel et Tipasa. Recherches sur Deux Villes Fortes de L’Afrique Romaine (pp. 228–230)
By Paul-Marie Duval
Reviewed by Frank E. Brown

The Messianic Theme in the Paintings of the Dura Synagogue (pp. 230–233)
By Rachel Wischnitzer
Reviewed by Isaiah Sonne

La Domination Romaine en Egypte aux deux premiers siecles apres Jesus-Christ (p. 233)
By P. Jouguet
Reviewed by C. Bradford Welles                                                       

Verbreitung und Herkunft der Römischen Fibeltypen von Pannonien (pp. 233–234)
By E. v. Patek
Reviewed by N.P. Toll

Inventaire de L’Archeologie Gallo-Romaine du Departement de L’Aveyron (p. 234)
By Alexandre Albenque
Reviewed by Phyllis Pray Bober

Bellini’s Feast of the Gods. A Study in Venetian Humanism (pp. 234–235)
By Edgar Wind
Reviewed by W.G. Constable

Eastern Elements in Western Chant: Studies in the Early History of Ecclesiastical Music (pp. 235–236)
By Egon Wellesz
Reviewed by Charles C. Hirt