Excavations at Tepe Gawra.

by Joint Expedition of the Baghdad School, the University Museum, and Dropsie College, 1931-1938.

Publisher: Published for the American Schools of Oriental Research by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia

Written in English
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Places:

  • Gawra, Tepe (Iraq),
  • Iraq

Subjects:

  • Gawra, Tepe (Iraq),
  • Iraq -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Vol. 1 issued as Publications of the Baghdad School, Excavations, v. 1; v. 2 published for the University Museum by University of Pennsylvania Press in the series, Museum monographs.

ContributionsSpeiser, E. A. 1902-1965., Tobler, Arthur John, 1908-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS67 .A5 vol. 1-2
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6331142M
LC Control Number35036156
OCLC/WorldCa2175611

His major research projects include the reanalysis of the excavations of Tepe Gawra in northeastern Iraq; field projects at two late, fourth through third millennium sites on the Upper Euphrates River; a survey in the highland valley of Mus west of Lake Van, and the site of . Early Stages in the Evolution of Mesopotamian Civilization: Soviet Excavations in Northern Iraq. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, (Translations of papers originally published in Soviet Journals ). pp., 14 chapters, figures, 4 maps, 1 table, index. A Soviet archaeological expedition (Archaeological InstituteAuthor: Arthur S. Iberall. Between and , Soviet archaeologists conducted excavations of Mesopotamian villages occupied from pre-agricultural times through the beginnings of early civilization. This volume brings together translations of Russian articles along with new work.   Excavations at Tepe Gawra in Iraq in brought to light the foundation walls of a “pre-Sumerian” acropolis, dated before BCE, and relics indicating that the “Painted Pottery Peoples,” long considered primitive except in their mastery of ceramic art, “enjoyed an advanced and balanced civilization.”.

"Discovering a major town in early Bronze Age Armenia" or, "US archaeologists return to Shengavit Preserve": {The Shengavit Settlement (Armenian: Շենգավիթ հնավայր (Shengavit' hnavayr)) is an. Tepe gawra definition, an archaeological site in N Iraq, near Mosul: excavations have revealed that numerous settlements have occupied this site since c b.c. See more. The site of Godin Tepe is located in the southeastern corner of the Kangavar valley in central western Iran, at the western end of the Silk Road. Excavated by the late T. Cuyler Young Jr. under the auspices of the Royal Ontario Museum from to , Godin provides the longest continuous sequence of occupation of any archaeological site in. Excavations at Tepe Gawri revealed 16 levels showing that the Tepe Gawra site was occupied from approximately BC to BC. They include the earliest known temple to be decorated with pilasters and recesses. The Gawra Period (– BC) is named for the site.

Yarim Tepe is an archaeological site of an early farming settlement that goes back to about BC. It is located in the Sinjar valley some 7km southwest from the town of Tal Afar in northern Iraq. The site consists of several hills reflecting the development of the Hassuna culture, and then of the Halaf and Ubaid cultures.. The settlement was investigated between and , and later by.   Only a handful of ruins — at Ubaid, Eridu and Oueili in southern Mesopotamia and Tepe Gawra, in the north near Mosul, Iraq — had produced at best a sketchy picture of these older cultures. Tepe Gawra (Kurdish for "Great Mound") is an ancient Mesopotamian settlement in the Mosul region of northwest Iraq that was occupied between and BC. It contains remains from the Halaf period, the Ubaid period, and the Uruk period (– BC). Tepe Gawra contains material relating to the Halaf-Ubaid Transitional period c. 5,–5, on: Nineveh Province, Iraq.

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Excavations at Tepe Gawri revealed 16 levels showing that the Tepe Gawra site was occupied from approximately B.C. to B.C. They include the earliest known temple to be decorated with pilasters and recesses.

The Gawra Period ( B.C. - B.C.) is named for the site. Re-Imaged for Clarity. Greatly De-Blemished].Author: E A Speiser. Excavations at Tepe Gawra by Speiser, (Author) ISBN Excavations at Tepe Gawra (2 vols.) Speiser, E.A.; Dorothy Cross; Arthur J. Tobler a comprehensive examination and analysis of the excavations done at the site of the ancient Mesopotamian settlement of Tepe Gawra, in was is now Nineveh Province, in Northern Iraq.

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Excavations at Tepe Gawra. Vol. I: Levels I-VIII. With a chapter Excavations at Tepe Gawra. Vol. I: Levels I-VIII. Postage costs will be adjusted if the book is heavy (parcel more than Excavations at Tepe Gawra. book kilos), it will be up to of course to agree or not if the postage turns out to be higher, ABE will inform you.

Tepe Gawra by Mitchell S. Rothman,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Mitchell S. Rothman. The excavations showed that the Tepe Gawra site was occupied from approximately B.C.

to B.C. The textual records from Tepe Gawra consist of linear feet of General Correspondence, Field Notes, Indexes and Catalogues, Field Registers, and Publications, plus Maps and Drawings.

Excavations at Tepe Gawra by E.A. Speiser; Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, ; Vol. 1 only, includes excavation of Levels I-VIII: first edition; quarto, pp; Good hardcover, Indian red buckram boards with only moderately bright gilt spine titles; binding and text block are tight, hinges are secure; a bit shelfworn, worn at corners, lightly worn at spine extremities; some Seller Rating: % positive.

Tepe Gawra, ancient Mesopotamian settlement east of the Tigris River near Nineveh and the Excavations at Tepe Gawra. book city of Mosul, northwestern was excavated from to by archaeologists from the University of site, which apparently was continuously occupied from the Halaf Period (c.

bc) to about the middle of the 2nd millennium bc, gave its name to the Gawra Period. Tepe Gawra, kurdish for “the great mound”, is situated in Northeastern Iraq, 24 km north-east of the Tigris River at Mosul.

The site offers an almost continuous sequence of occupation from the 5th to the 2nd millennium BCE. Excavations at Tepe Gawra, Volume I, Levels I - VIII (Joint Expedition of the Baghdad School, The University Museum, and Dropsie College to Mesopotamia) E.

Speiser, Dorothy Cross Published by University of Pennsylvania Press for the American Schools of Oriental Research. This volume presents the complex evolutionary history of an ancient town, Tepe Gawra, located in present-day northeastern Iraq, over a thousand-year period, from the Terminal Ubaid period to the Late Chalcolithic or Uruk period, during the fourth millennium B.C.

The site itself is a linchpin for the chronology and study of evolutionary examining Gawra's transformation, Mitchell S. tion at Nuzi, and Vol. I of the Excavations at Tepe Gawra.

The Texts are from the pen of the late Professor Chiera and exhibit the same match-less copying style for which the author was so justly famous.

Vol. IV is entitled " Proceedings in Court," and contains Plates of comparatively rare court records in addition to the usual introductory matter. Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi.

Book Number: Book Title: Excavations at Tepe Gawra Vol.2 Book Author: Tobler, Arthur J. Tobler describes the excavations and the findings from levels VIII through XX and the soundings in Area A and the Northeast Base. Only strata XX, Area A and the Northeast Base are dated to the Halaf period.

Only the data that pertains to the Halaf period was indexed for OCM (Outline of Cultural Materials) subjects. This includes some data from stata XIX that also pertains to the Halaf period Cited by: 7.

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The crown of the hill had an area of approximately m to m, within which settlement traces were detectable by archaeologists. Excavations at Norsuntepe were conducted between and [ ]. Tepe Gawra The Evolution of a Small, Prehistoric Center in Northern Iraq Mitchell S.

Rothman. pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

This volume presents the complex evolutionary history of an ancient town, Tepe Gawra, located in present. Excavations at Tepe Gawra (2 vols.) Speiser, E.A.; Dorothy Cross; Arthur J.

Tobler University of Pennsylvania Press /T Hardcover Book / Textbook Details Add to Comparison Cart. excavation at Tepe Gawra during the years, and Tepe Gawra ("The Great Mound") before these excavations rose to a height of 22 meters and had a diameter of meters at the base; it is located about 15 miles N-N-E of Nineveh (or Mosul) and a little over.

Excavations at Tepe Gawra. Vol. Philadelphia: American School of Oriental Research. Trotter, M. and Gleser, G. Estimation of Stature from Long Bones of American Whites and Negroes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Cited by: Tepe Gawra, Northern Mesopotamia.

The Late Ubaid Period Temple Complex, around BC $ – $ Tepe Gawra. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, © (OCoLC) Online version: Rothman, Mitchell S., Tepe Gawra. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell S Rothman.

In while still in graduate school, Cross was able to travel to northern Iraq with the University Museum and the American Schools of Oriental Research at Tell Billa and Tepe Gawra.

Her time spent working and excavating in Iraq allowed her to contribute a chapter of a book entitled The Excavations at Tepe Gawra, which was published by the. A rcheology: Excavations at Tepe Gawra, II. A rthur J. T obler. Robert J. Braidwood. University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois.

Search for more papers by this author. Robert J. Braidwood. University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois. Search for more papers by this author. First published: July‐September Author: Robert J. Braidwood. The number of architectural remains from these early periods at Tepe Gawra makes it one of the most important sites of N Mesopotamia.

The three monumental temple remains on an acropolis of the 13th level represent the finest architecture at the site.

See E. Speiser et al., Excavations at Tepe Gawra. Title: Archeology: Excavations at Tepe Gawra, II. Arthur J. Tobler Created Date: 4/30/ PMAuthor: Robert J. Braidwood. Teppe Hasanlu or Tappeh Hassanlu (Persian: تپه حسنلو ‎) is an archeological site of an ancient city located in northwest Iran (in the province of West Azerbaijan), a short distance south of Lake nature of its destruction at the end of the 9th century BC essentially froze one layer of the city in time, providing researchers with extremely well preserved buildings, artifacts Coordinates: 37°00′16″N 45°27′30″E /.

Tepe Gawra in northern Iraq was the site of excavations uncovering twenty-six levels of occupation spanning the years from about B.C. to B.C. This expedition was funded by the University Museum, A.S.O.R.- Baghdad, and Dropsie College in Philadelphia.Excavation did not occur at Khafajah in because of political conditions.

Karatepe, located ten miles from Tepe Gawra in northern Iraq, is mentioned only briefly in the general correspondence (C. Bache) for the Tepe Gawra and Tell Billa excavations.Tepe Gawra. Tepe Gawra in northern Iraq is one such site, which, despite the date of its excavation (– ), has proven to be a gem in the rough.

Aside from the richness of its artifacts, the quality of dig records “excavated” from the Archives of the Uni­versity of Pennsylvania Museum proved to be a wonderful bonus.