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  1. 2011/2012

     

    Year 1 Option

    0.5 unit

     

    Coordinator: Dr. Mark Altaweel

    m.altaweel@ucl.ac.uk

    Room 103. Tel: 020 7679 4607 (Internal: 24607)

  2. Page 1.              Overview     Short Description   This course provides the student with an introductory knowledge of the main archaeological issues in the Near East from the N... click to read more
  3. Basic Texts 4 items
    1. The ancient Near East: historical sources in translation - Chavalas, Mark W. 2006

      Book Recommended

    2. Websites 2 items
  4. The ancient Near East: c.3000-330 BC - Kuhrt, Amélie c1995

    Book 

  5. The archaeology of society in the Holy Land - Levy, Thomas Evan 1998

    Book 

  6. The degradation of the ancient Near Eastern environment - Carlos E. Cordova

    Chapter Essential

  7. Week one 5 items
    1. Test note

    2. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Ideology and archaeology in Turkey - M. Ozdogan

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. The history of Ancient Egypt: an overview - W. J. Murane

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      3. Environmental context - T. J. Wilkinson

        Chapter Essential

  8. Page Week-by-Week Summary     I.          INTRODUCTION EARLY FARMERS AND VILLAGERS - THE NEOLITHIC AND CHALCOLITHIC PERIODS   9th January 2012:          Intr... click to read more
  9. Page Week-by-Week Summary     I.          INTRODUCTION EARLY FARMERS AND VILLAGERS - THE NEOLITHIC AND CHALCOLITHIC PERIODS   9th January 2012:          Intr... click to read more
  10. Week 2 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Neolithic in the Nile Valley (Fayum A, Merimde, e-Omari, Badarian) - E. C. Kohler 2011

        Article Essential Paper journal

      2. The Neolithic of the Near East - Mellaart, James 1975

        Book Essential CHAPTERS 2 AND 5

      3. From foragers to complex societies in Southwest Asia - T. Watkins

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      4. Egypt and the outside world - D. Wengrow

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  11. Week 3 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. The Uruk Expansion: Cross-cultural Exchange in Early Mesopotamian Civilization [with Comments and Reply] - Guillermo Algaze, Burchard Brenties, A. Bernard Knapp, Philip L. Kohl, Wade R. Kotter, C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky, Glenn M. Schwartz, Harvey Weiss, Robert J. Wenke, Rita P. Wright and Allen Zagarell 1989

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Late Fourth Millennium BCE - M. Campagno

        Chapter Essential Electronic resource

      3. Cult, metallurgy and rank societies: Chalcolithic period - Thomas Evan Levy

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      4. The Evolution of Early Egyptian Civilization: Issues and Evidence - Robert J. Wenke 1991

        Article Essential Electronic journal

  12. Week 4 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 7 items
      1. Either this chapter or the following one:

      2. Palaces and temples of ancient Egypt - J. Baines

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      3. Or:

      4. Temples as symbols, guarantors and participants in Egyptian civilization - J. Baines

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      5. The living pyramid - Mark Lehner

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

      6. Kinship in an urban civilization - Daniel T. Potts

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK THROUGH ACADEMIA.EDU.

      7. Competing city-states: the early dynastic period - Marc Van de Mieroop

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

  13. Week 5 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Villages and the Old Kingdom - Willemina Wendrich

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

      2. Northern Mesopotamia - T. Matney

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

  14. Week 6 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Order, legitimacy and wealth in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia - J. Baines, N. Yoffee

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      2. The archaeology of society in the Holy Land - Levy, Thomas Evan 1998

        Book Essential ARTICLES BY GOPHNA (PP. 297-320, ESPECIALLY LAST 2 PAGES - ON EGYPT), ILAN (PP. 297-319) AND BUNIMOVITZ (PP. 320-331).

      3. The Urban Landscape of Old Syrian Ebla - Frances Pinnock 2001

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      4. Sex and gender - D. Sweeney

        Chapter Essential Electronic resource

  15. Week 7 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Bronze Age World System Cycles [and Comments and Reply] - Andre Gunder Frank, Guillermo Algaze, J. A. Barceló, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Christopher Edens, Jonathan Friedman, Antonio Gilman, Chris Gosden, A. F. Harding, Alexander H. Joffe, A. Bernard Knapp, Philip L. Kohl, Kristian Kristiansen, C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky, J. R. McNeill, J. D. Muhly, Andrew Sherratt and Susan Sherratt 1993

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      2. Imperialism and empire in New Kingdom Egypt - B. J. Kemp

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      3. State and Empire in the Middle and New Kingdoms - S. T. Smith

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

  16. Week 8 3 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. The Neo-Assyrian Empire - P. R. Bedford

        Chapter Essential Digitised Reading

      2. The ancient Near East: c.3000-330 BC - Kuhrt, Amélie 1995

        Book Essential PAGES 473-546

      3. Landscape and Settlement in the Neo-Assyrian Empire - T. J. Wilkinson, Jason Ur, Eleanor Barbanes Wilkinson and Mark Altaweel 2005

        Article Essential Electronic journal

  17. Week 9 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Art and architecture in the Medieval period - I. A. Bierman

        Chapter Essential Electronic resource

      2. The Ancient Near East and Islam: The Case of Lot-Casting - P. Crone, A. Silverstein 2010-09-01

        Article Essential Electronic journal

      3. Christianity in the late Antique Near East - C. Horn, E. C. D. Hunter

        Chapter Essential E-BOOK

  18. Week 10 4 items
    1. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Myths from Mesopotamia: creation, the flood, Gilgamesh, and others - Dalley, Stephanie 1991, c1989

        Book Essential PP. 39-136. E-BOOK.

      2. Ancient Egypt in medieval Arabic writings - O. el Daly

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      3. Calendars, inter-calculations and year-lengths in Mesopotamian astronomy - J. P. Britton

        Chapter Essential PP. 115-132

      4. Ancient and modern - P. Ucko

        Chapter Essential

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