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LECTURE:City and Hinterland in Ancient Mesopotamia

Oriental Institute - Membership

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

LECTURE:City and Hinterland in Ancient Mesopotamia

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Join Elizabeth Stone Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University for City and Hinterland in ancient Mesopotamia:  An examination of continuities and developments in the fabric of urban and rural settlement from 5,000 B.C. until the time of Christ. 

This lecture will use the results of archaeological excavations, broad architectural patterns preserved in satellite imagery and written sources to document  the ways towns and villages structured life in ancient Mesopotamia and  changes in the relationship between temple and palace, rich and poor over the long span of Mesopotamian history.

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Bus 55, 171

Come early and take a docent led tour of the Mesopotamia Gallery at 6:30pm.  No reservation necessary.  Please meet in lobby.

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Oriental Institute - Breasted Hall
1155 E 58th St
Chicago, IL 60637

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)


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