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The Anatomy of a Mesopotamian City

Survey and Soundings at Mashkan-shapir

Elizabeth C. Stone By Paul Zimansky

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The Anatomy of a Mesopotamian City

Survey and Soundings at Mashkan-shapir

Elizabeth C. Stone By Paul Zimansky

This volume describes and analyzes the survey work at the site of the ancient Mesopotamian city, Mashkan-shapir. A general description of the site and its environs is followed by the rationale for identifying the site as Mashkan-shapir. Specific details of the archaeological data are followed by analysis and a series of supplementary appendices.

 

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This volume describes and analyzes the survey work at the site of the ancient Mesopotamian city, Mashkan-shapir. A general description of the site and its environs is followed by the rationale for identifying the site as Mashkan-shapir. Specific details of the archaeological data are followed by analysis and a series of supplementary appendices.

1. Contents

2. Preface

3. Table of Contents

4. Research Design

5. The Site and Its Environs

6. A History of Mashkan-shapir and Its Role in the Kingdom of Larsa (Piotr Steinkeller)

7. Survey Methods and Analytic Procedures

8. Types and Characteristics of Surface Features

9. The Objects

10. A Building Inscription of Sin-iddinam and Other Inscribed Materials from Abu Duwari (Piotr Steinkeller)

11. Locational Data

12. Distribution of Features and Objects in the Urban Environment

13. Conclusions

14. Soundings

15. Off-site Archaeology in the Area of Mashkan-Shapir (Tony J.Wilkinson)

16. Object Catalog

17. Key for Object Coding

18. Objects by Findspot

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