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H 245 x W 175 mm

90 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Arabic text

Published Oct 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784916893

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Ancient Sumer; City State; Archaeology; Middle East; Sumerian; Girsu

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This book demonstrates Girsu is a primary locale for re-analyzing, through an interdisciplinary approach combining archaeological and textual evidence, the origins of the Sumerian city-state.


About the Author

Sébastien Rey is Lead archaeologist at the British Museum (Iraq Emergency Heritage Management Training Program) and Codirector of Tello-Girsu (Southern Iraq).