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Potts, D. T.

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

Potts, D. T. - A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, ebook

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A comprehensive and authoritative overview of ancient material culture from the late Pleistocene to Late Antiquity

  • Features up-to-date surveys and the latest information from major new excavations such as Qatna (Syria), Göbekli Tepe (Turkey)
  • Includes a diverse range of perspectives by senior, mid-career and junior scholars in Europe, USA, Britain, Australia, and the Middle East for a truly international group
  • Includes major reviews of the origins of agriculture, animal domestication, and archaeological landscapes
  • Includes chapters dealing with periods after the coming of Alexander the Great, including studies of the Seleucid, Arsacid, Sasanian, Roman and Byzantine empires in the Near East, as well as early Christianity in both the Levant and Mesopotamia
  • Fills a gap in literature of the Ancient Near East, dealing with topics often overlooked, including ethical and legal issues in antiquities markets and international scholarship

Keywords: Middle & Near Eastern Archaeology, antiquities, Qatna Gö, bekli Tepe Seleucid Arsacid Sasanian metallurgy agriculture Middle East Van De Mieroop Amé, lie Kuhrt

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Page amount
1280 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444360776
Printed ISBN
9781405189880

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