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By Georges Roux

ISBN-10: 014012523X

ISBN-13: 9780140125238

Newly revised and containing info from contemporary excavations and found artifacts, Ancient Iraq covers the political, cultural, and socio-economic heritage from Mesopotamia days of prehistory to the Christian era.

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Nimrud during the 1956 excavations. 18. Principal sites in the vicinity of Mosul. 19. Citadel of Dûr-Sharrukin (Khorsabad). 20. C. 21. The central part of Babylon. CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES I. Prehistory II. Early Dynastic Period (c. ) III. Dynasties of Akkad, Gutium and Ur III (c. ) IV. Isin-Larsa, Old Babylonian and Old Assyrian Periods (c. ) V. Kassite Period (c. ) VI. Middle Babylonian and Middle Assyrian Periods (c. ) VII. ) VIII. ) IX. C. ) MAPS 1. Near and Middle East in Early Antiquity. 2. Southern Mesopotamia.

12 According to this text – which purports to be a farmer's instructions to his son – the field was first watered with moderation, trampled over by shod oxen, then carefully dressed with axes to make its surface even. Ploughing and sowing were carried out simultaneously by means of a wooden seeding-plough that went ‘two fingers’ deep into the soil, the furrows being approximately two feet apart. Later, while barley was growing, the field was inundated again three or four times. The same document also describes the harvesting, the threshing by wagon and sled, and the winnowing.

Courtesy Iraq Petroleum Company) Stele of Esarhaddon, from Zenjirli. (Courtesy Vorderasiatische Museum, Berlin) Assyrian scene of war. Relief from Nineveh. (Courtesy Louvre Museum) ILLUSTRATIONS 1. Stone tools from Iraqi Kurdistan. 2. Typical buildings and objects from the Hassuna, Halaf and Ubaid periods. 3. Examples of decorated pottery from the Neolithic to Jemat Nasr period. 4. Diagrammatic section through the archaic levels of Uruk. 5. Cylinder-seals from the Uruk period. 6. Cuneiform signs through the ages.

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