Settlement Planning and Urban Symbology in Syro-Anatolian Cities

  title={Settlement Planning and Urban Symbology in Syro-Anatolian Cities},
  author={James F. Osborne},
  journal={Cambridge Archaeological Journal},
  pages={195 - 214}
Few subjects have excited the imagination of archaeologists working in ancient complex societies as have monumentality and urban planning. Yet the two topics are rarely explicitly theorized in a sustained integrated investigation within a single study, despite the fact that monumental architecture is often considered a primary basis for identifying the presence of urban planning. This article makes the related methodological arguments that both phenomena benefit from a more full consideration… Expand
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