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The Resource Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society, by Alessandra Salvin

Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society, by Alessandra Salvin

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Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society
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Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society
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by Alessandra Salvin
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Language
eng
Summary
There have been few studies in Ancient Near Eastern archaeology that have concentrated on domestic buildings, with little existent information about houses. This represents a serious lacuna in the knowledge of Mesopotamian culture, considering the importance of the house in society, as the main space of social dynamics. This book addresses this gap, analysing the characteristics and the variations of Mesopotamian houses in the third millennium, which represents a critical period for early urbanization. It identifies common aspects and differences, and relates those characteristics to the socio-
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Salvin, Alessandra
Dewey number
935.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS69.6
LC item number
.S25 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dwellings
  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Assyria
  • HISTORY
  • Archaeology
  • Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • Social & cultural history
  • Antiquities
  • Dwellings
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Middle East
Label
Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society, by Alessandra Salvin
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One; 1.1 The Archaeological Significance of Houses; 1.2 Research Context; 1.3 Research Issues and Questions; 1.3.1 How large were Mesopotamian residential groups?; 1.3.2 How was space used in Mesopotamian houses?; 1.3.3 What evidence is there of variation in the wealth of Mesopotamian houses?; 1.3.4 What was private and public for the occupants of Mesopotamian houses?; 1.4 Spatial Studies; 1.5 House, Household and Society in Upper and Lower Mesopotamia; 1.5.1 Lower Mesopotamia; 1.5.2 Upper Mesopotamia
  • Chapter Two2.1 A Survey of Some Methodologies in Houses and Household Analysis; 2.1.1 Typology; 2.1.2 Features; 2.1.3 Architectural Reconstruction; 2.1.4 Texts; 2.2 Ground Plan Analysis; 2.3 Space Syntax; 2.4 Ethnography and Ethnoarchaeology; 2.4.1 Kramer's Village Ethnoarchaeology; 2.4.2 Archaeological Ethnography in Western Iran; 2.4.3 Horne's Study of Village Spaces; 2.4.4 Seeden's Analysis of Syrian Villages; 2.4.5 Villages in Jordan; 2.4.6 Cafer Höyük; 2.4.7 The Kurdish Woman's Life; Chapter Three; 3.1 Tell Melebiya; 3.1.1 House B1; 3.1.2 House B2; 3.1.3 House B4; 3.1.4 House B7
  • 3.1.5 House G13.1.6 House B6; 3.1.7 House C2; 3.1.8 House G2; 3.2 Titris Höyük; 3.2.1 Building Unit I; 3.2.2 Building Unit II; 3.2.3 Building Unit IV; 3.2.4 Building Unit 1; 3.3 Tell Taya; 3.3.1 Area AAr; 3.3.2 Area Py; 3.3.3 Area Qaa; 3.3.4 Area Abb; 3.3.5 Area Tcc; 3.3.6 Area Tcc; 3.3.7 Area Vx; 3.3.8 Area Yr/s; 3.4 Summary; Chapter Four; 4.1 Khafajah; 4.1.1 Khafajah Mound A; 4.1.2 Khafajah Mound B and C; 4.1.3 Khafajah Mound D; 4.2 Tell Asmar; 4.2.1 Stratum Vc; 4.2.2 Stratum Vb; 4.2.3 Stratum Va; 4.3 Summary; Chapter Five; 5.1 Tell Abu Salabikh; 5.1.1 Building 5G65; 5.1.2 Building 6H82
  • 5.1.3 Southern Unit5.1.4 Burned Building; 5.2 Shuruppak; 5.2.1 House Vlak-al; 5.2.2 House Vlls-u; 5.2.3 House XVa-d; 5.2.4 House XVad; Chapter Six; 6.1 How Large were Mesopotamian Residential Groups?; 6.2 How was Space used in Mesopotamian Houses?; 6.2.1 Open Courtyard; 6.2.2 Features in Rooms; 6.3 What Evidence is there of Variation in the Wealth of Mesopotamian Houses?; 6.4 What was Private and Public for the Occupants of Mesopotamian Houses?; Chapter Seven; Bibliography
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1055513684
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 319 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781527516809
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
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9781527516809
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055513684
Label
Archaeological perspectives on houses and households in third millennium Mesopotamian society, by Alessandra Salvin
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One; 1.1 The Archaeological Significance of Houses; 1.2 Research Context; 1.3 Research Issues and Questions; 1.3.1 How large were Mesopotamian residential groups?; 1.3.2 How was space used in Mesopotamian houses?; 1.3.3 What evidence is there of variation in the wealth of Mesopotamian houses?; 1.3.4 What was private and public for the occupants of Mesopotamian houses?; 1.4 Spatial Studies; 1.5 House, Household and Society in Upper and Lower Mesopotamia; 1.5.1 Lower Mesopotamia; 1.5.2 Upper Mesopotamia
  • Chapter Two2.1 A Survey of Some Methodologies in Houses and Household Analysis; 2.1.1 Typology; 2.1.2 Features; 2.1.3 Architectural Reconstruction; 2.1.4 Texts; 2.2 Ground Plan Analysis; 2.3 Space Syntax; 2.4 Ethnography and Ethnoarchaeology; 2.4.1 Kramer's Village Ethnoarchaeology; 2.4.2 Archaeological Ethnography in Western Iran; 2.4.3 Horne's Study of Village Spaces; 2.4.4 Seeden's Analysis of Syrian Villages; 2.4.5 Villages in Jordan; 2.4.6 Cafer Höyük; 2.4.7 The Kurdish Woman's Life; Chapter Three; 3.1 Tell Melebiya; 3.1.1 House B1; 3.1.2 House B2; 3.1.3 House B4; 3.1.4 House B7
  • 3.1.5 House G13.1.6 House B6; 3.1.7 House C2; 3.1.8 House G2; 3.2 Titris Höyük; 3.2.1 Building Unit I; 3.2.2 Building Unit II; 3.2.3 Building Unit IV; 3.2.4 Building Unit 1; 3.3 Tell Taya; 3.3.1 Area AAr; 3.3.2 Area Py; 3.3.3 Area Qaa; 3.3.4 Area Abb; 3.3.5 Area Tcc; 3.3.6 Area Tcc; 3.3.7 Area Vx; 3.3.8 Area Yr/s; 3.4 Summary; Chapter Four; 4.1 Khafajah; 4.1.1 Khafajah Mound A; 4.1.2 Khafajah Mound B and C; 4.1.3 Khafajah Mound D; 4.2 Tell Asmar; 4.2.1 Stratum Vc; 4.2.2 Stratum Vb; 4.2.3 Stratum Va; 4.3 Summary; Chapter Five; 5.1 Tell Abu Salabikh; 5.1.1 Building 5G65; 5.1.2 Building 6H82
  • 5.1.3 Southern Unit5.1.4 Burned Building; 5.2 Shuruppak; 5.2.1 House Vlak-al; 5.2.2 House Vlls-u; 5.2.3 House XVa-d; 5.2.4 House XVad; Chapter Six; 6.1 How Large were Mesopotamian Residential Groups?; 6.2 How was Space used in Mesopotamian Houses?; 6.2.1 Open Courtyard; 6.2.2 Features in Rooms; 6.3 What Evidence is there of Variation in the Wealth of Mesopotamian Houses?; 6.4 What was Private and Public for the Occupants of Mesopotamian Houses?; Chapter Seven; Bibliography
Control code
1055513684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781527516809
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781527516809
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055513684

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