Early Urbanism on the Syrian Euphrates

By Lisa Cooper

Studying archaeological proof from websites masking over two hundred kilometres of the banks of the Euphrates River, Lisa Cooper's first-class monograph explores the expansion and improvement of human payment within the Euphrates River Valley of Northern Syria through the Early and heart Bronze a while from circa 2700 to 1550 BC.

Cooper specializes in the character and improvement of the city politics that existed within the zone in the course of those classes and highlights imperative inter-related features of the Euphrates Valley:

  • the examine of particular features of Euphrates tradition, resembling the character of city secular and spiritual structure, mortuary is still, and subsistence ambitions, to underline the original personality of this sector in the course of the Early and heart Bronze Ages
  • the amazing resilience of its cultural traditions over many centuries regardless of the political instability and environmental degradation.

Including experiences on the tribal heritage of the populations, the financial system, the original geography of the Euphrates, the ethnic and social constitution of its population, and the affects of states surrounding it, this can be a special and worthwhile source for all scholars of archaeology and old heritage.

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6 constructions 1–6, Shiyukh Fouqani. ninety seven resource: From Bachelot 1999: determine 2, reproduced with the permission of Luc Bachelot. five. 7 Pit residence and bastion, Operations 1, 20 and 12, inform es-Sweyhat ninety eight resource: From Armstrong and Zettler 1997: determine 2. four, reproduced with the permission of MASCA study Papers in technological know-how and Archaeology. Museum utilized technological know-how middle for Archaeology, collage of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. five. eight sector III homes and outer fortification wall, inform al- Abd a hundred resource: From Finkbeiner 1997: determine three, reproduced with the permission of the yankee magazine of Archaeology and Uwe Finkbeiner. five. nine EB payment, point three, Halawa inform A 102 resource: From Orthmann 1989: Abb. 15, reproduced with the permission of Dr Rudolf Habelt GmbH Verlag. five. 10 condo 1, Halawa inform A: unique plan (a), and later part (b) 103 resource: From Pfälzner 2001: Taf. seventy one, reproduced with the permission of Peter Pfälzner. five. eleven apartment 2–3, Halawa inform A: unique, unmarried house-plan (a), and next sub-division into smaller homes (b) a hundred and five resource: From Pfälzner 2001: Taf. seventy one, reproduced with the permission of Peter Pfälzner. five. 12 Housing in valuable city region, Selenkahiye 107 resource: From Van Loon 2001: determine three. 18, reproduced with the permission of Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten courses. five. thirteen apartment 1 and Tower, Selenkahiye 108 resource: From Van Loon 2001: determine three. 19, reproduced with the permission of Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten guides. five. 14 residence 2, Selenkahiye 111 resource: From Van Loon 2001: determine three. 20, reproduced with the permission of Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten guides. five. 15 homes 9–12, Selenkahiye 112 resource: From Van Loon 2001: determine three. 27a, reproduced with the permission of Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten guides. five. sixteen apartment in Op. four, decrease city, inform es-Sweyhat one hundred fifteen resource: From Zettler 1997b: determine three. five, reproduced with the permission of MASCA study Papers in technological know-how and Archaeology. Museum utilized technological know-how middle for Archaeology, collage of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. five. 17 girl (left) and male (right) terra-cotta figurines, Halawa inform A 119 resource: tailored from Meyer and Pruss 1994: Taf. 3:25 and Abb. 6:44, drawing through Amanda Peters. five. 18 lady figurine head, inform Hadidi resource: tailored from Dornemann 1979: determine 6, drawing via Amanda Peters. ix 119 I L L U S T R AT I O N S five. 19 girl figurine head, inform Hadidi one hundred twenty resource: tailored from Dornemann 1979: determine 6, drawing by means of Amanda Peters. 6. 1 structures 6 and seven, inform Banat 129 resource: From Porter 2002b: 157, reproduced with the permission of the yankee faculties of Oriental learn, Anne Porter and Thomas McClellan. 6. 2 Southern Mansion, Selenkahiye (local section 7) 131 resource: From Van Loon 2001: determine three. eight, reproduced with the permission of Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten courses. 6. three Reconstruction of Southern Mansion 133 resource: tailored from Van Loon 2001: determine three.

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