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Report on the 1979 Near Eastern expedition

Robin Burks

Report on the 1979 Near Eastern expedition

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Published by University of East Anglia in [Norwich .
Written in English


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Photocopied typescript.

StatementRobin Burks, Philip Bethell.
ContributionsBethell, Philip.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21767584M

  Assessment of radiocarbon measurements from the central Sudan provides the following calendrical age estimates: Early Khartoum >ca BC. Early Neolithic Groupca BC Middle Neolithic Groupca BC Late Neolithic Groupca BC These estimates indicate that the early Neolithic settlements in the central Sudan were established at about the same time as Cited by: to Funding Ancient Near Eastern Studies Research in the United States Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Orientalism, and the From Napoleon's scientific expedition to Egypt to the British East India Company's Residency at Baghdad, the context of ancient Near Eastern (Oleson and Voss ). Inspired by the German. He has excavated at Sardis since and has been director of the expedition since He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the Simona and Jerome Chazen Distinguished Chair in Art History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Pella (Ancient Greek: Πέλλα, also known in Arabic as Tabaqat Fahl, طبقة فحل) (Hebrew: פחל) is found in northwestern Jordan, km (17 miles) south of the Sea of Galilee. Pella represents one of ten Decapolis cities that were founded during the Hellenistic period and became powerful under Roman jurisdiction.


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