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Neolithic Archaeology in the Khabur Valley, Upper Mesopotamia and Beyond, edited by Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Kaoru Kashima and Marc Verhoeven


13 contributions, 236 pages, 102 figs., 12 plates, 4 tables, paperback
860 g



Contents List

Preface, by  Y. Nishiaki, K. Kashima and M. Verhoeven

Introduction, by Y. Nishiaki Habitat, economy and social territories in the Neolithic, by F. Hole

Part 1 Prehistoric Environment of Upper Mesopotamia

Geological and geomorphological features of the upper drainage areas of Euphrates and Tigris, by H. Yigitbasoglu

Fluvial surfaces along the Khabur River near Tell Seker al-Aheimar and their palaeoenvironmental implications, by T. Oguchi, K. Hori, T. Watanuki, C.T. Oguchi, J. Komatsubara, Y. Hayakawa and M.K. Jaiswal

Climatic events during the Neolithic in central Turkey and northern Syria, by K. Kashima and K. Hirose

Part 2 Neolithic Archaeology of the Khabur Basin

PPNB flint blade production at Tell Seker al-Aheimar, Upper Khabur, Syria, by Y. Nishiaki

Gypsum plaster manufacturing in northeast Syria: An ethnographic case study, by S. Kume

Neolithic pottery from the Khabur basin: A reassessment in the light of recent discoveries, by M. Le Mière

The Proto-Hassuna culture in the Khabur headwaters: A western neighbour’s view, by O. Nieuwenhuyse

Part 3 Neolithic Archaeology in Upper Mesopotamia and Beyond

Outside the body, inside the mind: Interpreting Neolithic landscapes of the Syrian Jezirah, by M. Verhoeven

Recent progress in the Neolithic investigations of the Anatolian Tigris Valley, by Y. Miyake

Another image of complexity: The case of Tell el-Kerkh, by A. Tsuneki Neolithic pottery in the northern Levant and its relations to the east, by T. Odaka

The Jeziran Neolithic “market”, by S. Kozlowski


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