The Archaeology of Death in the Ancient Near East

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Stuart Campbell, Anthony Green
Oxbow Books, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 297 pages
The conference in Manchester in 1992 which this book came out of was organised to raise the profile of the study of mortuary remains in the Ancient Near East. Thirty papers from the conference are published here, covering a wide variety of regions and periods, from Epipalaeolithic to modern. Many different aspects are examined: physical anthropology, burial goods, social structure, ethoarchaeology, etc. This volume has a wide relevance not only to the areas specifically addressed, but also in the interpretation of burial remains and the evolution of society.

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Contents

The Visibility of Prehistoric Burials in the Southern Levant
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New Data on Burials from the Pottery Neolithic Period
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The use of model objects as Predynastic Egyptian grave
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Anthony Green is Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education and Course Leader for the MA Sociology of Education in the Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London. Glenn Rikowski is Senior Lecturer and Course Leader of Education Studies, School of Education, University of Northampton. Helen Raduntz is Adjunct Research Fellow; Centre for Research in Education, Equity, and Work; University of South Australia.
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