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Ancient Kanesh: A Merchant Colony in Bronze Age Anatolia
1. Introduction Part I. Beginnings: 2. The discovery 3. The mound at Kultepe 4. The lower town 5. Understanding the texts 6. Chronology and change Part II. The Home Town: 7. Assur 8. The king in
The Conquest of Assyria: Excavations in an Antique Land
The Conquest of Assyria tells what must surely be one of the most romantic tales of archaeological endeavour. The great cities and ancient palaces of Mesopotamia had lain buried for over two
Centre and Periphery in the Ancient World
This collaborative volume is concerned with long-term social change. Envisaging individual societies as interlinked and interdependent parts of a global social system, the aim of the contributors is
Partnerships in the Old Assyrian Trade
Beginning with the publication of Garelli's book “Les assyriens en Cappadoce” in 1963, a new wave of research into the Old Assyrian political, economic, and social structures has brought about a
Texts and Fragments
Individual and Family in Old Assyrian Society
  • M. T. Larsen
  • History
    Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 2007
During more than two centuries in the early second millennium B.C., Assyrian traders, with their base in the city Assur on the Tigris, conducted an intensive commercial operation that took them to
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