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By D. T. Potts

A entire and authoritative assessment of historic fabric tradition from the past due Pleistocene to past due Antiquity

  • Features up to date surveys and the newest info from significant new excavations reminiscent of Qatna (Syria), Göbekli Tepe (Turkey)
  • Includes a various variety of views through senior, mid-career and junior students in Europe, united states, Britain, Australia, and the center East for a very foreign group
  • Includes significant stories of the origins of agriculture, animal domestication, and archaeological landscapes
  • Includes chapters facing sessions after the arrival of Alexander the good, together with stories of the Seleucid, Arsacid, Sasanian, Roman and Byzantine empires within the close to East, in addition to early Christianity in either the Levant and Mesopotamia
  • Fills a niche in literature of the traditional close to East, facing themes frequently ignored, together with moral and felony concerns in antiquities markets and overseas scholarship

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