Syria was one of the great cross-roads of the ancient world, situated between the Levant, Mesopotamia and Anatolia, it was an area that made important contributions to the origins of agriculture, the development of village life, the appearance of early literate states and the invention of the alphabet. During the last thirty years, Syria has become the focus of numerous archaeological projects. We will consider the archaeology of Syria from Neolithic until the Hellenistic period.
Section 401 - SEM -
RISTVET, LAUREN M.
UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 330
Department of Anthropology
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