EXCAVATIONS AT TELL UMM QSEIR

IN MIDDLE KHABUR VALLEY, NORTH SYRIA

Report of the 1996 Season

Introduction Akira TSUNEKI
Chapter 1. Environmental and Archaeological Setting of the Middle
       Khabur Region
 
       1. Landforms and Geology Sadayuki AKAHANE
       2. Vegetation Toru NAKAMURA
       3. Site and Stratigraphy Yutaka MIYAKE
Chapter 2. Site and Stratigraphy     Akira TSUNEKI
Chapter 3. Phase 1: Halaf Period  
       1. Structures Akira TSUNEKI
       2. Pottery Yutaka MIYAKE
       3. Chipped and Ground Stone Artifacts Makoto ARIMURA
       4. Other Objects Akira TSUNEKI
Chapter 4. Phase 2-4: Later Periods  
       1. Structures Akira TSUNEKI
       2. Pottery Toru TOMITA
       3. Other Objects Osamu MAEDA
Chapter 5. Discussion  
       1. Tholoi: Their Socio-Economic Aspects Akira TSUNEKI
       2. New Light on the Middle Halaf Period: Halaf Chronology
         Revised
Yutaka MIYAKE
       3. Halaf Chipped Stone Industry of Tell Umm Qseir Osamu MAEDA
       4. Late Chalcolithic Chronology in Syria and Northern
         Mesopotamia
Toru TOMITA
Concluding Remarks Akira TSUNEKI
Bibliography  
Appendixes  
       1. Human Skeletal Remains Hajime ISHIDA and Hirofumi MATSUMOTO
       2. Animal Bones Toyohiro NISIMOTO
       3. AMS C14 Results Hiroyuki KITAGAWA and J. van der PLICHT
       4. Domestic Life in Tnenir Village Etsuko KURATA

Edited by Akira TSUNEKI and Yutaka MIYAKE, 1998, TSUKUBA

 

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