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comparative archeology of early Mesopotamia.

Ann Louise Perkins

comparative archeology of early Mesopotamia.

by Ann Louise Perkins

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Iraq.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq.,
    • Iraq -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      SeriesUniversity of Chicago. Oriental Institute. Studies in ancient oriental civilization,, no. 25, Studies in ancient oriental civilization ;, no. 25.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCB251 .C55 no. 25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6050424M
      LC Control Number49010748
      OCLC/WorldCa3725926

      Arising independently in various parts of the world, early civilizations--the first class-based societies in human history--are of importance to social scientists interested in the development of complexity, while their cultural productions fascinate both humanists and the general public. This book offers the first detailed comparative study of the seven most fully documented early. This book offers the first detailed comparative study of the seven best-documented early civilizations: ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Shang China, the Aztecs and adjacent peoples in the Valley of Mexico, the Classic Maya, the Inka, and the Yoruba. Unlike previous studies, equal attention is paid to similarities and differences in their sociopolitical organization, economic systems, religion.

      This article discusses the impact of ancient Near Eastern studies on biblical scholarship, focusing on written remains of all kinds. Ancient Mesopotamia has yielded tens of thousands of clay tablets with cuneiform inscriptions, apart from monumental stone inscriptions and inscriptions on other media. Palestine and Syria, by contrast, have yielded comparatively little inscriptional material Author: W. G. Lambert.   Great Myths and Legends: Adapa the Sage: Flood, Myth and Magic in early Mesopotamia - Duration: Penn Museum , views.

      She draws upon the extensive scholarship of the archaeology of Ancient Mesopotamia and ethnographies of ‘tribal’ societies, prominently the Yoruba, to show the possible manifestations of early state societies within the Bronze Age." Shereen Ratnagar, Harappan Archaeology: Early State Perspectives, Primus Books, Delhi, , pp., Rs. This is the first systematic attempt to survey in detail the archaeological evidence for the crafts and craftsmanship of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians in ancient Mesopotamia, covering the period ca. B.C.E. As creators of some of the earliest farming and urban communities known to us, these people were among the first pioneers of many crafts and skills that remain 3/5(4).


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