Traci BillingsMax Planck Institute for Geoanthropology · Department of Archaeology
Master of Science
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Southern Central Asia witnessed widespread expansion in urbanism and exchange, between roughly 2200 and 1500 B.C., fostering a new cultural florescence, sometimes referred to as the Greater Khorasan Civilization. Decades of detailed archeological investigation have focused on the development of urban settlements, political systems, and inter-region...
Archaeological research has traditionally focused on the centres of urban development in the ancient world, across the Loess plains, along the Indus, and throughout the Fertile Crescent and adjacent foothills. Urban development in southern Central Asia, along the northern rim of the Iranian Plateau and into the oases of the Karakum, has received fa...