Early Pastoral Nomadism and the Settlement of Lower Mesopotamia

@article{Zari1990EarlyPN,
  title={Early Pastoral Nomadism and the Settlement of Lower Mesopotamia},
  author={J. Zariņ{\vs}},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1990},
  volume={280},
  pages={31 - 65}
}
  • J. Zariņš
  • Published 1990
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
The Akkadians' nomadic origins have generally been assumed. However, the conventional prehistoric archaeological picture fails to illuminate those origins and the Akkadians' involvement in Akkad. Thus the origins of pastoral nomadism must be sought in the context of mixed farming within the Fertile Crescent, specifically during the PPNB. Subsequent expansion into marginal agricultural lands led to a symbiotic relationship between pastoral nomads and farmers. The Akkadians seem to have moved… Expand
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