The Archaeology of Death in the Ancient Near East

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Stuart Campbell, Anthony Green
Oxbow Books, 1995 - History - 297 pages
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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. This book is a reprint of the January, 1995 original.

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Contents

The Visibility of Prehistoric Burials in the Southern Levant
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The Evidence from Burials
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New Data on Burials from the Pottery Neolithic Period
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About the author (1995)

Stuart Campbell is Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Manchester. He has excavated extensively in Iraq, Syria and Turkey with a particular interest in both the chronology and social context of the earliest ceramics of northern Mesopotamia.

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