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The archaeology of Mesopotamia

from the Old Stone Age to the Persian conquest

by Seton Lloyd

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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq
    • Subjects:
    • Iraq -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSeton Lloyd.
      SeriesThe world of archaeology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS69.5 .L58 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2869784M
      ISBN 100500790094
      LC Control Number84050036

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InGerman excavations began at Babylon on behalf of the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft, and archaeology as a scientific discipline entered a new era. The work at Babylon was led by Robert Koldewey, who revolutionized the technique of excavating mud brick architecture, the primary construction material of Mesopotamia.

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The archaeology of Mesopotamia by Seton Lloyd,Thames and Hudson edition, in English - Rev. by: 6. Since the Second World War, Cambridge has been a leading centre for the study of ancient Mesopotamia.

Cambridge currently collaborates with the University of Pennsylvania and the Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage in excavation and survey at the site of Lagash (Tell al-Hiba), Iraq.

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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The history of Mesopotamia ranges from the earliest human occupation in the Lower Sumaya period up to the Late history is pieced together from evidence retrieved from archaeological excavations and, after the introduction of writing in the late 4th millennium BC, an increasing amount of historical sources.

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D. Potts is the Edwin Cuthbert Hall Professor of Middle Eastern Archaeology at The University of Sydney. He is the author of The Archaeology of Elam (), Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran,Volume III: The Third Millennium (), Mesopotamia, Iran and Arabia from the Seleucids to the Sasanians () and founding editor of the journal Arabian Archaeology & Epigraphy.

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