Early Stages in the Evolution of Mesopotamian Civilization

Soviet Excavations in Northern Iraq

Norman Yoffee (Editor), Jeffery J. Clark (Editor)
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Between 1969 and 1980, Soviet archaeologists conducted excavations of Mesopotamian villages occupied from pre-agricultural times through the beginnings of early civilization. This volume brings together translations of Russian articles along with new work.
"The work reported in this book has revolutionized our understanding of the late prehistory of Iraq and the Near East as a whole. . . . This collection offers as thorough a set of preliminary excavation reports as one can find in the archeological literature on the Near East, and the volume is handsomely illustrated in a way that makes in possible actually to work with the materials."—Science
Early Stages in the Evolution of Mesopotamian Civilization
306 Pages 7 x 10 Published: 2016 Paperback (9780816532810)

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