The Sumerian World

The Sumerian World

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The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3, 000 - 2, 000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and the natural sciences. This broad treatment will also make the volume of interest to students looking for comparative data in allied subjects such as ancient literature and early religions. Providing an authoritative, comprehensive and up to date overview of the Sumerian period written by some of the best qualified scholars in the field, The Sumerian World will satisfy students, researchers, academics, and the knowledgeable layperson wishing to understand the world of southern Mesopotamia in the third millennium.Cuneiform Digital Library Journal 2009: 4 ( cdlj2009_004.pdf). ... Journal ofWorld History 13: 323a€“389. ... Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers. ... Relative Chronology of Mesopotamia, Part II: The Pottery Sequence of Nippur From the Middle Uruk to the Old Babylonian Period (3400a€“ 1600 B.C.).

Title:The Sumerian World
Author:Harriet Crawford
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-08-29


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