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A topic widely discussed by archaeologists interested in the development of identity in the prehistoric and early historic record is the growth of self- consciousness, a topic that has a long history in Syro- Mesopotamia. It is best exemplifi ed by the exploits of Gilgamesh, a mythical third millennium king ruling the southern Mesopotamian city of...
The monumental building excavated at the margin of Tell Mozan offered its legacy in miniature: Hundreds of seal impressions, small and fragile nuggets of clay. Discarded on the building's floor, the sealings provided satisfying proof that Tell Mozan was the site of the third-millennium Hurrian capital city Urkesh. But they also revealed the presenc...
The recently excavated Akkadian seal impressions from Mozan, located in the Khabur Region of northeastern Syria, have led us to identify the site with the ancient third-millennium Hurrian city of Urkesh (Fig. 1). In the excavations on the western side of the tell just inside the city wall and near a presumed city gate a large building was discovere...
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 1974. Microfilm.