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Bridging the Gap: Disciplines, Times, and Spaces in Dialogue – Volume 3

Sessions 4 and 6 from the Conference Broadening Horizons 6 Held at the Freie Universität Berlin, 24–28 June 2019

Edited by Costanza Coppini, Georg Cyrus, Hamaseh Golestaneh

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Three volumes present the proceedings of the 6th Broadening Horizons Conference, which took place at the Freie Universität Berlin from 24–28 June, 2019. This volume - Volume 3 - contains 14 papers from Session 4 — Crossing Boundaries: Connectivity and Interaction; and Session 6 — Landscape and Geography: Human Dynamics and Perceptions.



Foreword ;

Introduction – Costanza Coppini, Georg Cyrus, and Hamaseh Golestaneh ;

Session 4: Crossing Boundaries: Connectivity and Interaction ;

Oman Peninsula and the Indus Valley: An Assessment of Material Exchanges during the Iron Age (c. 1300–300 BC) – Carlos Fernández Rodríguez ;

Seleucid Rule over the Gulf – Miguel Pachón Barragán ;

Identity and Interaction at Togolok 1 in the Murghab Region (Southern Turkmenistan) during the Bronze Age – Luca Forni and Roberto Arciero ;

The Structure of the Urartian Territory as Seen through the Distribution of Inscriptions – Dan Socaciu ;

Do I Know You? Points of Contact between Northern and Central/Southern Mesopotamian Ceramic Traditions in the 2nd Millennium BC – Valentina Oselini ;

Deconstructing Supportive Korai: Denoting Karyatids as Agalmata of Khthonie, Ge-Earth Goddess – Sevil Çonka ;

From Athirat to Aphrodite. The Feminine Side of the Sea in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Eastern Mediterranean – Mari Yamasaki ;

Messengers and Envoys within Egyptian-Hittite Relationships – Marco De Pietri ;

Deportation Policies in Egypt’s Late Bronze Age Empire, 1500–1300 BCE – Christian Langer ;

Session 6: Landscape and Geography: Human Dynamics and Perceptions ;

Mountains for the Gods: Mimicking Landscape with Architecture. Mesoamerican Pyramids and Mesopotamian Ziqqurats in a Cross-Cultural Examination – Felix Levenson and Mónica Pacheco Silva ;

Beyond Dimorphic Chiefdom. An Alternative View of the Site Distribution during the Early Iron Age in the Southern Levant – Maria Tamburrini ;

The Mountain Sanctuary of Šami and the Relationship with the Settlement Pattern – Francesca Giusto ;

Some Considerations on Workers and Officials Involved in the Circulation of Fish in the Ur III Umma Province – Angela Greco ;

The Transformation of the Urban Landscape at Hatra (5th/4th Cent. BC – 3rd Cent. AD) – Enrico Foietta

About the Author

Costanza Coppini (Dr Phil. Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, 2014) is a postdoc-researcher, currently acting as scientific consultant of the World Monuments Fund and collaborating with archaeological projects in Iraq. She has held several research positions at the Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage at the University of Udine.

Georg Cyrus is a PhD student at the Institute for Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin, researching squatter occupations in the Iron Age of southwest Asia. He studied at the FU-Berlin and at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Between 2016 to 2018 he worked at the Tehran Department of the DAI. He has worked on excavations in Germany, Austria, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Iran, has published the Festschrift for Susan Pollock and organizes the theory reading group of the BergSAS.

Hamaseh Golestaneh is a PhD student at the Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. Her specialty is religion and culture of the Achaemenid empire in its heartland, and how they are linked to the Indo-Iranian, Elamite, and Mesopotamian spheres. Currently, she is writing her dissertation on the Iranian gods of the Achaemenid empire.