Akkadian Buildings at Tell Brak

  title={Akkadian Buildings at Tell Brak},
  author={David Oates and Joan Oates},
  pages={193 - 211}
Our work at Tell Brak in 1987 and 1988 included investigations in all three periods of major interest on the site, the fourth, third and second millennia B.C., but this brief article is not intended as the regular biennial report on all our discoveries, for two reasons. There is unusual pressure of space in this volume of Iraq, and we have also called a temporary halt to excavation in 1989 in order to prepare Volume I of a series of final reports on the excavations, which will deal with the… 

Excavations at Tell Brak 1990-91

The eleventh and twelfth seasons of excavations at Tell Brak in North-eastern Syria took place in the spring of 1990 and 1991, from about the middle of March to the end of May in each year. The work

Tell Brak: a stratigraphic summary, 1976–1993

The purpose of this article is to provide a brief stratigraphic summary of the 14 seasons of excavations at Tell Brak from 1976 to 1993, under the auspices of the Institute of Archaeology, University

Excavations at Tell Brak, NE Syria, 1992

  • DavidJ. Oates
  • Environmental Science
    Cambridge Archaeological Journal
  • 1993
The excavations at Tell Brak in Spring 1992 were directed at two objectives, to increase our knowledge of the Akkadian occupation in the late third millennium BC, and to recover more information

Tell Brak 1990: The Glyptic

The seals and seal impressions discovered at Tell Brak in the 1990 season are immediately published here, without a full discussion which will be included in a larger study of the Brak glyptic which

Urban Development at Mid-Late Early Bronze Age Titriș Höyük in Southeastern Anatolia

This article examines the role of Early Dynastic III and Akkadian period imperial ambitions of southern Mesopotamian states in shaping the initial process of urbanization in the upper Euphrates River

Innovations in mud‐brick: Decorative and structural techniques in ancient Mesopotamia

Abstract Mud‐brick is one of the most adaptable and versatile of building materials. Its early use in the Near East is discussed, with particular reference to its employment in elaborate facade

Trade and power in the fifth and fourth millennia BC: New evidence from northern Mesopotamia

Abstract The formation of the earliest known cities was accompanied by the foundation of colonies in Syria and Anatolia, established to secure raw materials lacking in the Mesopotamian homeland. The

Diet, economy and status : Evidence from the animal bones

Tell Brak in Syria is one of the largest and most important multi-period sites in northern Mesopotamia. Excavations in 1994-1996 cast new light on everyday life at the settlement through several

A Wall Painting from Tell al-Raqā'i, North-east Syria

AbstractFragments of a wall painting found in a public building of the Ninevite V period at Tell al-Raqā'i, Syria are presented in detail. Comparisons of the human figure depicted in the largest



Excavations at Tell Brak 1985–86

The seventh and eighth seasons of excavation at Tell Brak took place from mid-March to early June of 1985 and 1986 respectively. The expedition was sponsored by the Institute of Archaeology,

Excavations at Tell Brak, 1983–84

The fifth and sixth seasons of excavations at Tell Brak took place from mid-March to early June of 1983 and 1984 respectively. The expedition was sponsored by the Institute of Archaeology, University

Excavations At Brak And Chagar Bazar

Preliminary survey of the Khabur and Jaghjagha valleys. I SAW the great mound of Brak for the first time on a hot afternoon in November, 1934, when, together with my wife and Mr. Macartney, I was

Inscriptions From Tell Brak 1985

Three cuneiform inscriptions, two on clay and one on stone, were discovered during the 1985 season of excavations at Tell Brak, and each is published in the present note. No. 9 (TB 7037); see Fig. 1

The Excavations at Tell Brak and Chagar Bazar

  • 1947

The Temples of Ishtarat and Minni-^aza at Mari, MAM III

  • 1967

Remarks on the Tod Treasure in Egypt, in M

  • A. Dandamayev et al. {ed.), Societies and
  • 1962

Clay sealings from the south courtyard pavement, Area SS. Cf. Fig. 7. Ht. of original seal c. 3-8-4-0 cm. Reg. nos. 4003, 4010, 4009

    Width 30 cm, thickness 1-4 cm. Reg. no. 3980, TB 10009, SS 549. Possibly the same seal as Mallowan 1947, PI. XXIV: 16 = Amiet 979

    • 1980