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Nippur V
The Area WF Sounding: The Early Dynastic to Akkadian Transition

By McGuire Gibson, Augusta McMahon, David Reese and Pamela Vandiver

Nippur V
Hardback, 206 pages £74.00
Published: 2006
ISBN: 9781885923387
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Subjects: Ancient Near East, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Series: Oriental Institute Publications

The excavation of area WF in the eighteenth and nineteenth seasons at Nippur (1988/89, 1990) was aimed specifically at delineating the transition between the Early Dynastic and Akkadian periods, and this goal has been realised. Augusta McMahon took on this task through two seasons, working tirelessly. Stratigraphic exposure of floor after floor of artefacts was slowed drastically by a complex stack of burials that took up almost half of the space in the pit. The pit was taken down until it reached Early Dynastic IIIa, and thus had the material to assess the passage from Early Dynastic to Akkadian in artifactual terms.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 206 pages
ISBN:
 9781885923387

BIC Code:
 HDDC
BISAC Code:
  HIS002000, SOC003000
Imprint:
 Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


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