New Publication: Space and Structure in Early Mesopotamian Cities (Dumbarton Oaks)

September 28, 2020

Just published: the proceedings from the 2017 conference at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington DC, Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities.  Prof. Ur's contribution examines three phases of urbanism in Mesopotamia, each with dramatically different structures, and each differing from the expectations of Gordon Childe's classic model of early cities.  Click for the full text.

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