BULLETIN OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST: ARCHAEOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL AND SOCIETAL STUDIES
Ash-sharq is a journal devoted to short articles on the archaeology, history and society of the Ancient Near East. It is published twice a year. Submissions are welcome from academics and researchers at all levels. The principal language of the publication is English; there will be some provision for papers in the languages currently spoken in the Middle East (Arabic, Hebrew, Kurde, Persian, Turkish), accompanied by an English abstract of 500 words.
Vol 1 No 1 will be published in April 2017 with Vol 1 No 2 due to follow in the second half of the year.
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Editor in Chief
Laura Battini (Paris, UMR 7192-Collège de France, France)
Editorial Advisory Board
Silvana Di Paolo (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy)
Marta Luciani (University of Vienna, Austria)
Maria-Grazia Masetti-Rouault (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, France)
Valérie Matoïan (Université Lyon, France)
Tallay Ornan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Adelheid Otto (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)
Jack M. Sasson (Vanderbilt University, USA)
St John Simpson (The British Museum, UK)
Karen Sonik (Auburn University, USA)
Nele Ziegler (National Centre for Scientific Research, France)
NEW: Ash-Sharq Subscriptions and Back-IssuesBulletin of the Ancient Near East: Archaeological, Historical and Societal Studies edited by Laura Battini (editor-in-chief). One volume published annually in 2 issues.ISBN 2513-8529-HOME.
Ash-sharq is a journal devoted to short articles on the archaeology, history and society of the Ancient Near East. It is published twice a year. The editorial board is headed by Laura Battini (Paris, UMR 7192-Collège de France, France).
Ash-Sharq - Bulletin of the Ancient Near East Vol 1 No 1 2017 edited by Laura Battini (editor-in-chief). 1 2017. ISBN ASH-SHARQVOL1NO1.
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A Short Introduction (Laura Battini)
عمريت خلال العصر الفينيقي المتأخر (Michel Al-Maqdissi and Eva Ishaq)
A Double-Sided Board from Tell Afis (Anne-Elizabeth Dunn-Vaturi)
Some Considerations on the Funnels from Tell Afis (Giuseppe Minunno)
أعمال البعثة السورية في المدينة البيزنطية(تل الكسرة الأثري)
خلال خمس مواسم (2006-2010)
الآثاري يعرب العبدالله (المديرية العامة للآثار والمتاحف- مدير المتحف الوطني بدمشق)
Men, Animals and Pots. A few Thoughts about a Narrative Motive on Syrian Bronze Age Vessels (Juliette Mas)
Entrusting One’s Seal in the Ancient Near East in the First Half of the 2nd millennium BC (Julie Patrier)
Bronze Metallurgy in the Times of the Earliest Cities. New Data on the City I of Mari (Juan-Luis Montero Fenollós)
Localized Ištar Goddesses and the Making of Socio-Political Communities: Samsi-Addu’s Eštar Irradan at Mari (Elizabeth Knott)
Of Pins and Beads: Note on a Feminine Costume in Mari (Barbara Couturaud)
Ships and Diplomacy. The Historical Connection between the Letters RS 18.031 (from Tyre) and RS 94.2483 (from Ugarit) (Juan-Pablo Vita)
Issues in the Historical Geography of the Fertile Crescent (Ran Zadok)
The Kiriath-Jearim Archaeological Mission (Thomas Römer)
An Entanglement between Nature and the Supernatural: the Early Second Millennium BCE Ceremonial Complex of Hirbemerdon Tepe in the Upper Tigris Region (Nicola Laneri)
The Architecture of Bahra 1, an Ubaid Culture-Related Settlement in Kuwait (Piotr Bieliński)
A Summary of the 5th Campaign of the French Archaeological Mission at Qasr Shemamok (Kurdistan, Iraq), 21 September – 19 October, 2016 (Maria Grazia Masetti-Rouault)
The Peshdar Plain Project, 2015-2016. A Major Neo-Assyrian Settlement on the Empire’s Eastern Border (Karen Radner, Janoscha Kreppner and Andrea Squitieri)
Abu Tbeirah’s Craft Area NE: A Preliminary Survey (Franco D’Agostino and Licia Romano)
The Creation of the First (Divinatory) Dream and Enki(g) as the God of Ritual Wisdom (Annette Zgoll)
The Hare has lost his Spectacles. Notes on Contest Scenes, Early Occurrences (Reinhard Dittmann)
Daughters from Good Families and their Seals in the Old Babylonian Period (Gudrun Colbow) <