By Elizabeth C. Stone
This mammoth quantity offers the result of the Mashkan-shapir venture which surveyed the large is still of this previous Babylonian urban to the north of Nippur within the deserts of Iraq. Supported through quite a few images, illustrations and plans, the ebook provides the findings from a whole aerial survey of the positioning, which printed urban partitions, a community of canals, systems and graves. each one aerial picture is gifted contrary an explanatory plan in addition to an outline. additional plans illustrate the distribution of good points and items. Exploratory trenches confirmed the intensity and protection of deposits and the result of that may be present in appendices. The learn additionally comprises distinct reviews at the reveals, which incorporated ceramics, version chariots, terracotta statuary, stone instruments and inscriptions. A cataloue of items is incorporated.