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Once There Was a Place: Settlement Archaeology at Chagar Bazar, 1999-2002

Once There Was a Place: Settlement Archaeology at Chagar Bazar, 1999-2002 (Paperback)

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This volume presents the research of the British team within the modern excavations at the northern Mesopotamian site of Chagar Bazar, resumed in 1999 after a 62-year hiatus since the excavations of Max Mallowan. It incorporates settlement archaeology approaches and theoretical ideas of 'place' in exploring the site and its internal and external landscapes. The primary focus is the settlement during the early 2nd millennium BC (Old Babylonian Period, post-Samsi-Addu), its final ancient occupation. The authors have taken a contextual approach, integrating aspects of the settlement's internal variations, including both community and private architecture, together with burial practices and symbolic and functional material culture. While its political importance varied, Chagar Bazar's persistence of occupation meant that it played a key role within the regional landscape as a meaningful landmark.

Augusta McMahon is a University Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Archaeology and a Fellow of Newnham College. She was Co-Director of the recent Chagar Bazar excavations and is currently the Field Director of the Tell Brak Excavations in Syria. Carlo Colantoni is a post-doctoral researcher with the Topoi Project on Formation and Transformation of Space at the Freie Universitat in Berlin. Julia Frane is an independent scholar who has previously researched the early 2nd millennium BC ceramic assemblage at Tell Leilan, Syria. Arkadiusz Soltysiak is a Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Poland, and is currently the human remains analyst for archaeological projects at Tell Brak, Tell Arbid, and many other sites in the Middle East.

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