The University of Chicago Magazine

October 1997


Ancient agriculture: Terraces in the wet, mountainous region south of Yemen's capital city, San'a`, date to between 2,000 and 3,000 b.c., say Oriental Institute researchers.



Town and Country

Oriental Institute researchers Tony Wilkinson and McGuire Gibson, AM'64, PhD'68, uncover ancient Arabia.

Also in Investigations:

Secondhand Smoke The effects on pregnant women and their children.

Citations-Jewish/German Culture - Calculation Reevaluation - Comfortably Numb and the Birds and the Bees

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