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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

Ancient Settlement in the Zammar Region: Excavations by the British Archaeological Expedition to Iraq in the Saddam Dam Salvage Project 1985-86

Volume I: Introduction and Overview. Excavations at Siyana Ulya, Khirbet Shireena, Khirbet Karhasan, Seh Qubba, Tell Gir Matbakh and Tell Shelgiyya, and other recorded sites

£48.00
Editors:
Warwick Ball with contributions from Stuart Campbell, Susan Gill, Anthony Green, Marion Pagan, St John Simpson and David Tucker. Foreword by Michael Roaf.
Publication Year:
2003
Language:
English with Arabic summary
Paperback:
229pp. Includes 75 figures, plans, maps, drawings and illustrations, 58 black and white photographs.
ISBN 10:
1841714747
ISBN:
9781841714745
BAR number:
S1096
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BOOK DESCRIPTION
With a foreword by Michael Roaf (and with contributions by Stuart Campbell, Susan Gill, Anthony Green, Marion Pagan, St John Simpson, and David Tucker), Warwick Ball reports on the 1985-86 excavations by the British Archaeological Expedition to Iraq in the Saddam Dam Salvage Project.The area under British investigation lay on the right bank of the Tigris approximately 100 km northwest of Mosul, in the Zammar sub-governorate (nahiya) of Nineveh Province. This volume contains an overview of the settlement sequence of the Zammar region (from 7th millennium BC), as well as the excavation reports of Siyana Ulya, Khirbet Shireena, She Qubba, Khirbet Karhasan, Tell Gir Matbakh, Tell Shelgiyya, and surveys of 28 other locations. A second volume will deal with thesite of Tell Abu Dhahir and future publications are planned to present the pottery and specialist reports. The detailed record presented here is the first stage in making available the results of these investigations which will gain their full significance when the volumes dealing with the ceramics and other finds are released.