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Of middens and markets: the phenomenology of the market place in the Bronze Age and beyond
(Oxbow Books, 2018)
It is not known when humans started using markets to exchange goods. However, we have concrete evidence of their doing so from at least the Bronze Age. While the existence of market places is often not taken into consideration ...
The Use of Bronze Objects in the 3rd Millenium BC – a survey between Atlantic and Indus
The present article provides a survey on the appearance of bronze, an intentional alloy of copper and tin, before the end of the 3rd millennium BC, or more precisely before 2200/2100 BC. More than 140 sites have been ...
Cuneiform Culture and Science, Calendars, and Metrology in Elam
The word “culture” is commonly used as either a synonym for “civilization” or in reference to the “shared education” of a specific segment of society, the literate people. In an inspiring book like The Oxford Handbook of ...