TABLE OF CONTENTS

Paul G. Bahn:  Holding onto Smoke? Wishful Thinking vs Common Sense in Rock Art Interpretation
Jean-Loïc Le Quellec: Can One ‘Read’ Rock Art? An Egyptian Example
Robert Bagley:  Interpreting Prehistoric Designs
J. S. Cooper:  Incongruent Corpora: Writing and Art in Ancient Iraq
John Baines: On Functions of Writing in Ancient Egyptian Pictorial Representation
Stephen Houston and Karl Taube: Meaning in Early Maya Imagery
Paul Taylor:  Moche Libation Bottles
Jerome Feldman: Hawaiian Petroglyphs as Narratives
Ivan Gaskell: Some Cherokee and Chitimacha Baskets: Problems of Interpretation