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OWASU Journal
Hypogeum at Hal Saflieni at Casal Paula near Floriana.OWASU publishes a quarterly journal in English, the 'Old World Archaeologist', (recent issue samples) and furnishes 'Topical Time' of the American Topical Association (ATA) and the philatelic press with news, research and articles on worldwide archaeology. The journal is a great source of articles for the study of stamps and postal materials depicting world history of civilization. You are encouraged to submit articles, information on new issues or illustrations for use in the journal.

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Philatelic Catalogs, Checklists and Journals (archaeology & prehistory)
Aegyptologie - Motiv-Philatelie, 1978, Ulrich Eckstein, Oldenburg, Germany
Archaeologie - Journal, 1971-1994, Ulrich Eckstein, Oldenburg, Germany
FAP Archaeology Checklist, 1972, FAP, Dorothy Minto, Temple, PA
(Note: The Archaeology Checklist and its supplements are available from the FAP)
FAP Checklist Supplement A-K, 1980, FAP, Dorothy Minto, Temple, PA
FAP Checklist Supplement L-Z, 1980, FAP, Dorothy Minto, Temple, PA
Geo-Philatelie - Journal, 1975-2001, Johan v.Soeren, Erlangen, Germany
Gluckauf - 'BuG eV', 1965-present, Manfred Baumbach, Frankfurt, Germany
Hercules Checklist, 1995, Eileen Meier, Palmyra, VA
* Mythology on Stamps, 10/05, ATA, Karen Cartier, Arlington, TX
New World Archaeology on Stamps, 1981, MASU, Chris Moser, Riverside, CA
Nubian Monuments Checklist, 1998, Eileen Meier, Palmyra, VA
Romische Motive auf Briefmarken, 1982, Gisela Eck, Hannover, Germany

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Philatelic General References
Adventures in Topical Stamp Collecting, 1997, ATA, Arlington, TX
Who's Who on Stamps of E. Europe, 1979, Paul Partington, Metuchen, NJ
* Who's Who on U.S. Stamps, 1991, Richard Thomas, Amos Press, OH

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Philatelic Slide Shows
* Ice Age Art, ATA Program #67, 54 slides with narration, 1986
Pyramids - Old and New, ATA Program #68, 46 slides with narration, 1987

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Philatelic Exhibits On-Line and Rules
* Getting Started in Philatelic Exhibiting - John Hotchner, 2006 AAPE
Neandertal - Fran Adams
One Frame Exhibiting Rules pdf image. and Point Sheet pdf image. , 2004, APS, Bellefont, PA

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Philatelic Exhibits Off-Line
The Twelve Labors of Hercules - Eileen Meier
Dark Caves - Bright Visions - Fran Adams
Save the Nubian Monuments - Caroline Scannell
* Tutankhamun - Laurence Scarborough

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Philatelic Articles On-Line
Chief Red Cloud and O.C. Marsh - Fran Adams, 5/02 SDEW
How to Collect Topical Stamps (part 1 | part 2 | part 3 | part 4)
- John Groet, HB69 ATA
* Judging 1 Frame Exhibits (part 1 | part 2) - Eileen Meier, 6/00 OWA
Topical Stamp Collecting; A Universal Hobby for Seniors (part 1 | part 2)
- Ray Cartier, ATA
Why Exhibit? (part 1 | part 2) - Eileen Meier, 11/98 OWA

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Philatelic Articles Off-Line
200 Years of Mexican Archeology, Marcus Winter, 4/91 Mexicana
7000 Year Issue, The, Chris Morvan, 2/94 Gibbons Stamp Monthly
Abus, The, Caroline Scannell, 9-10/95 Topical Time
Alexander the Great, Brent Manns, 3-4/96 Topical Time
Almost Greek but Not Quite, Ralph Walker, 5-6/80, Topical Time
Alignments of France, George Rohrer, 2/78, FAP Journal
Ancient and Midieval Seals, Barbara Soper, 5-6/09 Topical Time
Ancient Birds of Prey, Amy Faust, 3-4/93 Topical Time
Ancient Chinese Inventions, Dennis Murphy, 10/06 Global Stamp News
Ancient Chinese Wine Vessels, David Wolfersberger, 11/08 Enophilatelica
Ancient Cyprus, Fred Foldvary, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Ancient Persian Architecture, Domenico Alberti, 7-8/03 Topical Time
Ancient Wine Vessels, Barbara Soper, 9-10/04 Topical Time
Angkor Wat - Center of the Universe, John Wilkinson, 02/08 Amer. Philatelist
Anthropology + Anatomy at Olduvai, Kenya, L.K. Gluckman, 1-2/94 Scalpel and Tongs
Anthropology of Early Man, L.S. Sampelayo, 3/04 Cronica Filatelica
Archeology, K.U. Ching, 83/74 Philatelitc Magazine, UK
Archaeology of Pakistan, Pakistan Post, 12/89 FAP Journal
Archaeology of Writing, George Holland, 1-4/00 Philateli-Graphics Journal
Artifacts on Stamps, Dorothy W. Crockett, 3-4/96 Topical Time
Australian Aboriginal Art (1), Norman Alshan, 12/99 FAP Journal
Australian Aboriginal Art (2), Norman Alshan, 3/00 FAP Journal
Australian Aboriginal Art, Dorothy Weihrauch, 12/93 FAP Journal
Aztec Art and Culture, Norman Alshan, 9/95 FAP Journal
Bari Wolf (Varieties), Joseph Hollerman, 10/03 The Philatelic Exhibitor
Baths of Caracalla, Domenico Alberti, 9-10/00 Topical Time
Battle of Hastings, Ian Paton, 5-6/00 Topical Time
Black Walls of Diyarbakir, Vincent De Luca, 7-8/07 Topical Time
Brave, to Warrior, to Chief, Jeanne Zonay, 12/91 FAP Journal
Canadian Archaeologists and Maya, G. Bringinshaw, 09/95 Canadian Connection
Cartouces of the Pharoahs, Hugh Johnson, 7-8/79 Topical Time
Castles of Great Britain, Steve Schonberg, 9-10/95 Topical Time
Castles on the Mosel, Vincent De Luca, 7-8/03 Topical Time
Caution - IDs may be Incorrect, Eileen Meier, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Cave Man, Frederick Highland, 10/98 Global Stamp News
Celts: Barbaric, Complex, Amazing, Barbara Soper, 3/02 Scott Stamp Monthly
Charles Darwin, Eugene Wood, 08/03 British Stamp Magazine
Charles Darwin and the Beagle, Rene Manes, 10/07 Global Stamp News
Chinese Astrology - Ming-Shu, Alberta Curtis, 1/04 Global Stamp News
Chinese Secret of Porcelain, C.Y. Chan, 11-12/95 Topical Time
Chinese Western Zhou Dynasty Bronzes, D. Weihrauch, 9/91 FAP Journal
Cities of Magna Graecia, Vincent De Luca, 9-10/06 Topical Time
Civil Engineering in Roman Times, Alexander Borges, 5-6/06 Topical Time
Codices of Oaxaca, The, Phillips Freer, 9-10/94 Codex Filatelica
Collecting Coats of Arms: Heraldry, Nancy L. Swan, 9/02, FAP Journal
Column of Trajan, Vincent De Luca, 11-12/08 Topical Time
Crystal Skull, Mystery of the Universe, Chris Moser, 1-2/93, Codex Filatelica
Dame de Brassempouy, George Rohrer, 5-8/76, FAP Journal
Dawn of Humans, F. Ziemann, 10/98 Scott Stamp Monthly
Democritus (Science Philately), Gerd Abeler, 9-10/87 Topical Time
Early Man in Spain, George Rohrer, 7/08/68, Linn's
Egypt, Denise Hatton, 4/06/71, Linn's
Egyptian Papyrus Animals as Human Beings, E. Meier, 1-3/96 Cat Mews
Egyptomania, Hugh W. Johnston, 3-4/05 Topical Time
El Dorado - Facts of the Legend, Larry Crain, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Enigma in Stone, Barbara Soper, 3/98 Scott Stamp Monthly
* Etruscans, The, Vincent De Luca, 06/09 Amer. Philatelist
Favorite Archaeology Stamp, David Detrich, 1-2/87 Topical Time
First Emperor of China, Dennis Murphy, 5-6/07 Global Stamp News
First Labor of Heracles, Ron Berger, 1-2/03 Topical Time
First Americans, Jeanne Zonay, 3-4/94 Topical Time
From "un graal" to the Holy Grail, Theodore Rupp, 3/89 FAP Journal
Global Timeline - Alexander, Bear Rowell, 2/06 Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine
Glory that was Rome, Edgar Lewy,11/85 Stamp News, UK
Glory that was Rome, The, Stephen Meyer,12/85 Stamp News, UK
God of Medicine, Yoram Kanter, 9-10/99 Topical Time
Grandeur of Life, Darwin, Ray Schuessler, 6/83 Scott Monthly
Great Wall, Cho Yeung Chan, 7-8/99 Topical Time
Greek Archeology Discoveries, Anonymous, 7/99 Histophila
Gregorian Egyptian Museum, Vatican City Post, 12/90 FAP Journal
Heraldry - Coats of Arms on Stamps, Maury Pautz, 1/06 Topic (TPC)
History of the Calendar, Harry Reef, 9-10/02 Topical Time
History of Geology, Alberto Lumachi, 7-8/02 Topical Time
How Archeology Has Helped the Philatelist, Trendall, A. Dale, Gibbons Stamp Monthly
Imhotep - First Physician, Ranes Chakravorty, 11-12/00 Topical Time
Knights in Shining Armor, Amy Cheadle, 3-4/94 Topical Time
Legend of King Arthur, Ronnell Townsend, 5-6/99 Topical Time
Longmen Grottoes, Qiu Gu, 11/93 China Philately
Machu Piccu, Gregory Frux, 1/08 Scott Stamp Monthly
Mahabalipuram, Ranes Chakravorty, 12/03 FAP Journal
Marsal at Lascaux, George Rohrer, 3/90 FAP Journal
Matoaka, Princess and Lady, Jeanne Zonay, 6/92 FAP Journal
Mayan Code-Breaker Stamp, Chris Moser, 9-10/00 Codex Filatelica
Medieval Life, Barbara Soper, 12/07 Scott Stamp Monthly
Megalithic Monuments on Stamps, Barbara Soper, 2/06 Amer. Philatelist
Methods of Communication, Caxton Foster, 1-2/96 Topical Time
Mexico's Archaeology, Wiliam J. Weaver, 10/61 Mexicana
Minoan Art and Architecture, Norman Alshan, 3/96 FAP Journal
Miracle of St. Gertrude, Dorothy Crockett, 11-12/05 Topical Time
Monte Casino (the Abbey), Ian Paton, 7-8/99 Topical Time
Mother of the Sea, Dennis Carman, 11/05 Global Stamp News
Movement to Save Nile Temples, C. Scannell, 8/91, Stamp Collector
Mysterious Phoenicians, Alberto Lumachi, 11-12/02 Topical Time
Myths of the Norsemen, Jeff Dugdale, 1-2/08 Topical Time
Newly Discovered (Cave Art), George Rohrer, 4/93 FAP Journal
Norbert Casteret - Speleologist, George Rohrer, 3-4/04 Topical Time
Obelisks of Rome, Vincent De Luca, 10/03 Scott Stamp News
Of Man, Apes and the Beagle, Colin Whittle, 2/07 ThemNews
Old Stone Age in France and Spain, George Rohrer, 1/08/68, Linn's
Old Walled Cities, Dorothy Smith, 7-8/93, Topical Time
Olive Oil in the Ancient World, Barbara Soper, 7-8/05 Topical Time
Oriental Treasures, C.Y. Chan, 7-8/98 Topical Time
Paleolithic Art, Hamish Anderson, 9-10/98 Topical Time
Paleolithic Art, Janet Schweiss, 11-12/87 Topical Time
Panagia Kanakaria Mosaics, Dorothy Weihrauch, 3/92 FAP Journal
Papua New Guinea Artifacts, Denise Hatton, 12/94 Linn's Stamp News
Pathway to our Alphabet, Harry Reef, 5-6/01 Topical Time
Phoenicians, Bedouins of the Sea, Barbara Soper, 1/04 Amer. Philatelist
Pre-Columbian Art 1500BC-1500AD, Norman Alshan, 12/05 FAP Journal
Primate Tree, Arnim Walter, 5-6/96 Topical Time
Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, David U. Groves, 3-4/08 Global Stamp News
Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, William Silvester, 5-6/07 Global Stamp News
Rapu Nui, Isle de Pascua or Easter Island, Crain & Ireson, 9-10/01 Codex Filatelica
Restoring the Parthenon, Barbara M. Soper, 2/99 Scott Stamp Monthly
Revenue for the Pharoahs, Hugh Johnston, 3-4/96 Topical Time
Revenues for Thematic Collectors, Clive Akerman, 3-4/96 Topical Time
Roman Britain, Barbara Soper, 10/08 Scott Stamp Monthly
Rome Once Thrived, Barbara Soper, 7/04 Scott Stamp Monthly
Rome Francaise, George Rohrer, 12/02 FAP Journal
Rosetta Stone, Robert Younghouse, 11-12/97 Topical Time
Rulers of the Roman Empire, Vincent DeLuca, 4/06 Scott Stamp Monthly
Sanctuaries in Stone, Barbara Soper, 9/00 Scott Stamp Monthly
Saving the Nubian Monuments, Winifrd Amsden, 7-8/83, New Mexico Philatelist
Searching for our Ancestors - 1, Dennis Carman, 8/05 Global Stamp News
Searching for our Ancestors - 2, Dennis Carman, 9/05 Global Stamp News
Searching for our Ancestors - 3, Dennis Carman, 10/05 Global Stamp News
Seven Wonders of Ancient World, Robert Younghouse, 3-4/97 Topical Time
Shamans, Gods and Mythic Beasts, Chris Moser, 11-12/99 Codex Filatelica
Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, Jeff Dugdale, 3-4/07 Topical Time
Some Early Medical Ancestors, Ronald Stephen, 3-4/94 Topical Time
Soultre - Prehistoric Site, George Rohrer, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Spartacus, Vincent De Luca, 5-6/07 Topical Time
Spotlight on Copper, Russell Harvey, 11-12/95 Topical Time
Stamps Took Me to 7 Wonders of World, D. Groves, 9/04, Global Stamp News
Stone Age Innovations and Inventions, B. Soper, 6/02, Scott Stamp Monthly
Stone That Made the Pyramids Speak, K. Wunderly, 3/00, Scott Stamp Monthly
Sun Gate of Tiahuanaco, Chris Moser, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Sung Dynasty (Part 2), Norman Alshan, 9/97 FAP Journal
Surviving the Stone Age, Domenico Alberti, 9-10/98 Topical Time
Tea in History, Barbara Soper, 12/08 American Philatelist
Through Time and Ages, Fritz Kessler, 3-4/06 Topical Time
Tombs on Stamps, Barbara Soper, 1-2/05 Topical Time
Topicalist Depicts World Wonders, Joan Bleakley, 7/94 Stamp Collector
Topics on Postmarks, Allan Hauck, 1-2/96 Topical Time
Tragedy in Pompeii, Vincent De Luca, 5-6/02 Topical Time
Travels of Charles Darwin, H. Reef & D. Rudaizky, 1-2/05 Topical Time
Treasure from German Soil, Florence Vilen, 11-12/80 Philagems International
Treasures of Cairo Museum, Robert Younghouse, 7-8/96 Topical Time
Trojan Horse, Vincent De Luca, 11-12/01 Topical Time
Tsimsian Ceremonial Frontlet, Canadian Post, 12/89 FAP Journal
Udjat - Two Eyes in the Sky, Hugh Johnston, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Underwater Archaeology, Barbara Soper, 7-8/08 Topical Time
What is Archeology, Chris Moser, 1-2/87 Topical Time
Wonders of the Ancient World, David Groves, 9/04 Global Stamp News
World Heritage Sites, Edwin Whitney, 9-10/99 Topical Time
Yuri V. Knorosov, First Maya Code Breaker, anon, 9-10/00 Codex Filatelica

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Foreign Language Philatelic Articles
Archaeologie, 1974, Sammlerdienst
L'Art prehispanique en Colombie, #538, 3/99, Le Monde des Philatelistes
Arqueologia de Cuba en sellos, #253-254, 1-2/71, Alhambra
* France prehistorique, La, #362-364, 8-10/84, La Philatelie Francaise
La Gaule en Thematique, 3/02, L'Echo de la Timbrologie
Prehistory Art, 6-7/06, Atout Timbre
Roman Architecture, #87, 1974, Schweizer Briefmarken Zeitung
Schliemann "Decourvreur" de Mycene, 3/92, La Philatelie Francaise
Sieben Weltwunder der Antike, 3/00, Deutsche Briefmarken-Zeitung
Travels of Sven Hedin, #18, 1/06, Swedish Thematic Stamp Collectors
Vestiges Romains en Provence, Summer 2000, Bulletin de l'ACEMA

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Subject Source E-books and E-articles
Babylonian Version of Gilgamesh : pdf 424kb, 1920, Anonymous
* Bulfinch's Mythology : pdf 1.3mb, 1863, Thomas Bullfinch
Cerebrus, Dog of Hades : pdf 324kb, 1905, Maurice Bloomfield
Egyptian Guide & Study of Antiquities : pdf 328kb, 1895, Gaston C.C. Maspero

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Subject Source Books, Articles and Reviews
Aborigine Myth & Legend, 1930, William Smith, Senate (RH), London
Animal Spirits, 1995, Nicholas Saunders, Time Life Books, Virginia
Ascent to Civilization, 1984, John Gowlett, Knopf Publications, N.Y.
The Creative Explosion, 1982, John Pfeiffer, Harper & Row, N.Y.
Dawn of Man, 2000, Robin McKie, Dorling Kindersley, London
Exploring the Ice Age, 2001, Margaret Cooper, Atheneum Books, N.Y.
Goddess Symbols, 1998, Clare Gibson, Barnes & Nobel Books, N.Y.
Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art, 1998, Paul Bahn, Cambridge Press, U.K.
Journey through the Ice Age, 1997, Paul Bahn, St. Martin's Press, N.Y.
* Neandertal Code, 2006, Dumiak, M., Archaeology, N.Y.
Painters of the Caves, 1998, Patricia Lauber, National Geographic, D.C.
Temples & Tombs of Ancient Nubia, 1987, T. Save-Soderbergh, UNESCO, N.Y.
Tombs, Graves and Mummies, 1996, Paul Bahn, Barnes & Nobel Books, N.Y.
Treasures of Egypt, 2003, National Geographic Collector's Edition #5, D.C.
Uncovering the Past, 1993, Wm. Stiebing Jr., Oxford Univ. Press, N.Y.
Walking with Cavemen, 2003, John Lynch / Louis Barrett, DK Pub., N.Y.

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Subject Source Atlases and Reviews
Atlas of Archaeology, 1982, Various, St. Martin's Press, N.Y.
* Atlas of Early Man, 1976, Jacquetta Hawkes, St. Martin's Press, N.Y.
Atlas of Mysterious Places, 1987, J. Westwood ed., Weidenfeld Nicolson, N.Y.
Atlas of the Prehistoric World, 1999, Douglas Palmer, Discovery Books, N.Y.
Atlas of World History, 1983, Various, Rand McNally, N.Y.

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