James A. Neely, Henry T. Wright
The Deh Luran Plain is a microcosm of Mesopotamia, and important for the study of a variety of processes in cultural evolution. In this volume, the first of three planned on this project, the authors present a detailed archaeological survey covering periods from the earliest occupation of the plain up to the mid-third millennium BC. The data presented are relevant to the development of villages, irrigation agriculture, stratified societies, and the appearance of the first states in a changing nexus of interregional competition and exchange. New methods for estimating past populations are introduced.
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See related books:
Elamite and Achaemenid Settlement on the Deh Luran Plain: Towns and Villages of the Early Empires in Southwestern Iran, Memoir 47, edited by Henry T. Wright and James A. Neely.
An Early Town on the Deh Luran Plain: Excavations at Tepe Farukhabad, Memoir 13, edited by Henry T. Wright.
Publisher: Museum of Anthropology
Year of Publication: 1994
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Monograph Series / Number: Technical Reports, 26
Tables / Illustrations: 36 tables, 84 illustrations