Tell Taya (1967): Summary Report

@article{Reade1968TellT,
  title={Tell Taya (1967): Summary Report},
  author={Julian Edgeworth Reade},
  journal={Iraq},
  year={1968},
  volume={30},
  pages={234 - 264}
}
  • J. Reade
  • Published 1 September 1968
  • History
  • Iraq
Work at Tell Taya began on March 16th, 1967, and ended at the beginning of June. The excavations, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, were concurrent with those directed by Mr. David Oates at Tell al Rimah a few miles away, and the staff, house, and facilities were shared as convenient. Most members of the joint expedition helped at both sites, but I am especially indebted to Mr. Christopher J. Dalley, whose aid with the surveying, photography, and site-supervision was… 

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