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GENERAL REFERENCE

The Archaeology of Syria
From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies (c. 16,000-300 BC)  

By Peter M.M.G. Akkermans & Glenn M. Schwartz
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press 2003 (2nd print 2004)


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.

2010



"Late Neolithic Architectural Renewal: The Emergence of Round Houses in the Northern Levant, ca. 6500- 6000 BC", in: Diane Bolger & Louise Maguire (eds.), The Development of Pre-State Communities in the Ancient Near East. Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 22-28. Download pdf

2008



"Burying the Dead in Late Neolithic Syria", in: J.M. Córdoba, M. Molist, M.C. Pérez, I. Rubio, S. Martínez (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Madrid: UAM Editiones, pp. 621- 645.
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2006



"The Fortress of Ili-pada. Middle Assyrian Architecture at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", in: P. Butterlin et al. (eds.), Les espaces Syro-Mésopotamiens. Dimensions de l'expériencehumaine au Proche-Orient ancien. Turnhout : Brepols (Subartu XVII), pp. 201-211. Download pdf

2004




"Hunter-Gatherer Continuity: the Transition from the Epipalaeolithic to the Neolithic in Syria", in: O. Aurenche, M. Le Mière & P. Sanlaville (eds.), From the River to the Sea – The Palaeolithic and Neolithic on the Euphrates and in the Northern Levant. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series 1263, pp. 281-293. Download pdf

2003


The Archaeology of Syria – From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Society, ca. 16,000–300 BC. Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press. 467 pp. (second printing 2004).

2000


"Old and New Perspectives on the Origins of the Halaf Culture", in: O. Rouault & M. Wäfler (eds.), La Djéziré et l'Euphrate syriens de la Protohistoire à la fin du IIe millénaire av.J.-C. Turnhout: Brepols (Subartu VII), pp. 43-54. Download pdf

1999



"Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement Patterns along the Balikh and Euphrates - Fact or Fiction?", in: G. del OlmoLete and J.-L. Montero Fenollós (eds.), Archaeology of the Upper Syrian Euphrates - The Tishrin Dam Area, Barcelona: Editorial Austa, pp. 523-533. Download pdf

1998

"The 1997 Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Orient-Express 1998/1:11-12.

1997

"Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, 1996", Orient-Express 1997/2:38-40.

1997

"Seals and Seal Impressions from Middle Assyrian Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Subartu 4:243-258. Download pdf

1997


"Old and New Perspectives on the Origins of the Halaf Culture", in: O. Rouault and M. Wäfler (eds.), La Djéziré et l'Euphrate syriens de la Protohistoire à la fin du second millénaire av.J.-C., Paris: ERC, pp. 55-68.

1996

"Tell Sabi Abyad", in: Miroir d'un partenariat - Exposition Syro-Européenne d'Archéologie, Damascus: Ministery of Culture, DGAM, pp. 31-34.

1993/94

"Hirbat as-Sanaf 1988-1991", Archiv für Orientforschung XL/XLI:272-275.

1993/94

"Tell Sabi Abyad, 1991-92", Archiv für Orientforschung XL/XLI:261-267.

1993/94

"Tell Sabi Abyad, 1988", Archiv für Orientforschung XL/XLI:257-261.

1993


"Tell Sabi Abyad e Khirbet esh-Shenef", in: O. Rouault e M.G. Masetti-Rouault  (eds.), L'Eufrate e il tempo - Le civiltà del medioEufrate e della Gezira siriana, Milan: Electa, pp. 131-134.

1993


"Il periodo Halaf nell'Eufrate e nella Gezira", in: O. Rouault e M.G. Masetti-Rouault (eds.), L'Eufrate e il tempo - Le civiltà del medioEufrate e della Gezira siriana, Milan: Electa, pp. 27-29.

1993


Villages in the Steppe - Later Neolithic Settlement and Subsistence in the BalikhValley, Northern Syria, Ann Arbor: International Monographs in Prehistory. Download pdf

1992

"Tell Sabi Abyad", Chronique Archéologique en Syrie 1:36-40.

1991

"Khirbet esh-Shenef", American Journal of Archaeology 95:690-691.

1991

"Sabi Abyad", American Journal of Archaeology 95:695-697.

1991

"New Radiocarbon Dates for the Later Neolithic of Northern Syria", Paléorient 17:121-125. Download pdf

1989/90

"Tall Sabi Abyad 1986", Archiv für Orientforschung 36/37:293-300.

1989/90

"Tall Damishliyya", Archiv für Orientforschung36/37:235-238.

1989


"Tell Sabi Abyad: Stratigraphy and Architecture", in: P. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad – Prehistoric Investigations in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series 468, pp. 17-75.

1989


"The Prehistoric Pottery of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad – Prehistoric Investigations in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series 468, pp. 77-213.

1989


"The Other Small Finds of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P. Akkermans (ed.,) Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad – Prehistoric Investigations in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria, Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series 468, pp. 285-293.

1989

"The Neolithic of the BalikhValley, Northern Syria: A First Assessment", Paléorient 15:122-134. Download pdf

1988

"Tell Sabi Abyad: 1986 Campaign", Syria 65:399-401.

1988

"The Soundings at Tell Damishliyya", in: M.N. van Loon (ed.), Hammam et-Turkman, Istanbul: NHAI, pp. 9-67. Download pdf

1987

"Tell Sabi Abyad: Preliminary Report on the 1986 Excavations", Akkadica 52:10-28.

1987

"A Late Neolithic and Early Halaf Village at Sabi Abyad, Northern Syria", Paléorient 13:23-40. Download pdf

1986/87

"Excavations at Tell Damishliyya, A Neolithic Settlement in the BalikhValley, Northern Syria", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 36/37:40-66.

1984          
    
"Archäologische Geländebegehung im Balih-Tal", Archiv für Orientforschung 31:188-190.

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. (ed.)

1996

Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement , Istanbul/Leiden: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut. Download pdf vol. 1 ; Download pdf vol. 2
1989           Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad - Prehistoric Investigations in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria, Oxford: BAR-IS 468. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & CAVALLO C.
1999           "When the Bullet Hits the Bone", Neo-Lithics 2/99:10-11.

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & DUISTERMAAT K.
2004           "More Seals and Sealings from Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Levant 36: 1-12.
1997 "Of Storage and Nomads - The Sealings from Late Neolithic Sabi Abyad, Syria", Paléorient 22:17-44. Download pdf
2001 "A Middle Assyrian Pottery Kiln at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", in: J.-W. Meyer, M. Novák and A. Pruss (eds.), Beiträge zur Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Winfried Orthmann gewidmet, Frankfurt am main, pp. 12-19. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & LE MIÈRE M.
1992          "The 1988 Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, a Later Neolithic Village in Northern Syria", American Journal of Archaeology 96:1-22. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & ROSSMEISL I.
1990          "Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, NorthernSyria: A Regional Centre on the Assyrian Frontier", Akkadica 66:13-60. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & SMITS E.
2008          "A Sealed Double Cremation at Middle Assyrian Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", in: D. Bonatz, R.M. Czichon & F.J. Kreppner (eds.), Fundstellen – Gesammelte Schriften zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altvorderasiens ad honorem Hartmut Kühne. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, pp. 251-261. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & TEEUWISSE M.

In press      

"Soundings at Khirbet esh-Shenef, A Later Halaf Site in the BalikhValley (Northern Syria)", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes.

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & VERHOEVEN M.
2000          "Conclusions", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement. Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp 173-180.
2000 "Chronology", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement. Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp 1-2.
1995 "An Image of Complexity: The Burnt Village at Late Neolithic Sabi Abyad, Syria", American Journal of Archaeology 99:5-32. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & WITTMANN B.
1993          "Khirbet esh-Shenef 1991, eine späthalafzeitliche Siedlung im Balikhtal, Nordsyrien", Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orientgesellschaft 125:143-166. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., BRUNING M. & KANEDA A.
2011          "Foundation or Rendezvous? Constructing Platforms in Late Neolithic Syria." In: B.S. During, A. Wossink & P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Correlates of Complexity. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het nabije Oosten, pp. 1-13. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G, BRÜNING M., HAMMERS N., HUIGENS H., KRUIJER L., MEENS A., NIEUWENHUYSE O., RAAT A., ROGMANS E.F., SLAPPENDEL C., TAIPALE S., TEWS S. & VISSER E.

2012   “Burning Down the House – The Burnt Building V6 at Late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria.” Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 43/44: 305-322.  DOWNLOAD PDF

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., LIMPENS J. & SPOOR R.H.

1993          "On the Frontier of Assyria: Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, 1991", Akkadica 84/85:1-52. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., CAPPERS R., CAVALLO C., NIEUWENHUYSE O., NILHAMN I. & OTTE I.N.
2006          "Investigating the Early Pottery Neolithic of Northern Syria: New Evidence from Tell Sabi Abyad", American Journal of Archaeology 110: 123-156. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., VAN DER PLICHT J., NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., RUSSELL A., KANEDA A. & BUITENHUIS H.
2011          Weathering climate change in the Near East: dating and Neolithic adaptations 8200 years ago, Antiquity 84: 325

ASTRUC L., GRATUZE B. & PELEGRIN J.
2007           "From Production to Use: a Parcel of Obsidian Bladelets at Sabi Abyad II", in: L. Astruc, D. Binder & F. Briois (eds.), La diversité des systèmes techniques des communautés du Néolithiquepré-céramique: vers la caractérisation des comportementssociaux. Antibes: Éditions APDCA, pp. 1-15. Download pdf

BARTL K.
1990          "Khirbet esh-Shenef - A Late Bronze Age Settlement in the BalikhValley, Northern Syria", Akkadica 67:10-32.

CAVALLO C.
1997          "Animal Remains Enclosed in Oval Clay Objects from the "BurntVillage" of Tell Sabi Abyad, NorthernSyria", Anthropozoologica 25-27, pp.663-670.
1997 Animals in the Steppe - A Zooarchaeological Analysis of Later Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.
1996 "The Animal Remains - A Preliminary Account", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 475-520.
1995 "Some Observations on the Animal Remains from the Pre-Halaf Levels of Tell Sabi Abyad, NorthernSyria", in: H. Buitenhuis and H.-P. Uerpmann (eds.), Archaeozoology of the Near East, II, Leiden: Backhuys Publishers, pp. 45-51.
1993 "The Role of Hunting at Sabi Abyad, a Later Neolithic Settlement in Northern Syria", in: F. Adoin- Rouzeau, J. Desse and J.-D. Vigne (eds.), Exploitation des animaux sauvages à travers les temps, Juan-les-Pins: Editions APDCA, pp. 275-277.
CAVALLO C., AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & KOENS H.
2000           "Hunting with Borrow and Arrow at Tell Sabi Abyad", in: M. Mashkour, A.M. Choyke, H. Buitenhuis and F. Poplin (eds.), Archaeozoology of the Near East, IV(B), pp. 5-11, Groningen: ARC.

COLLET P.
1996          "The Figurines", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 403-414.

COLLET P. & SPOOR R.H.
1996          "The Ground-Stone Industry", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 415-438.

CONNAN J., NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., VAN AS A. & JACOBS L.
2004         "Bitumen in Early Ceramic Art: Bitumen-Painted Ceramics from Late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad (Syria)", Archaeometry 46: 115-124.

COPELAND L.
2000          "The Flint and Obsidian Industries", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut. pp. 51-89.
1996 "The Flint and Obsidian Artifacts of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 237-284. 38.
1989 "The Flint and Obsidian Artifacts of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 237-284.

COPELAND L. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
1995          "A Cache of Flint Transverse Arrowheads from Tell Sabi Abyad, Balikh Valley, Syria", in: H.G. Gebel and S.K. Kozlowski (eds.), Neolithic Chipped Stone Industries of the Fertile Crescent, Berlin: ex oriente, pp. 165-68.

COPELAND L. & VERHOEVEN M.
1996          "Bitumen-Coated Sickle-Blade Elements at Tell Sabi Abyad II, Northern Syria", in: S.K. Kozlowski and H.G. Gebel (eds.), Neolithic Chipped Stone Industries of the Fertile Crescent, and their Contemporaries in Adjacent Regions - Studies in Early Near Eastern Production, Subsistence, and Environment, Berlin: ex oriente, pp. 327-330.

CRUELLS W. & NIEUWENHUYSE O.
2004          "The Proto-Halaf Period in Syria - New Sites, New Data", Paléorient 30: 47-68.

DUISTERMAAT K.
2010         

"Administration in Neolithic Societies? The First Use of Seals in Syria and Some Considerations on Seal Owners, Seal Use and Private Property", in: W. Müller (ed.) Die Bedeutung der minoischen und mykenischen Glyptik. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, pp. 163-178.

2008

The Pots and Potters of Assyria - Technology and Organisation of Production, Ceramic Sequence and Vessel Function at Late Bronze Age Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers.

2007

2000

 

 “Not Fit for Firing: Unfired Vessel Fragments from Late Brozne Age Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, and Their Value for the Study of Pottery Technology”. Leiden Journal of Pottery Studies 23: 21-40.  DOWNLOAD PDF

"A view on Late Neolithic Sealing Practices in the Near East: the Case of Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", in: Perna M. (ed.), Administrative documents in the Aegean and their Near Eastern Counterparts, Proceedings of the International colloquium Naples, 1996, Naples. pp. 13-31.

1996 "The Seals and Sealings", in Akkermans P.M.M.G. (ed.),Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 339-401.

DUISTERMAAT K. & SCHNEIDER G.
1998          "Chemical Analysis of Sealing Clays and the Use of Administrative Artefacts at Late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad (Syria)", Paléorient 24/1:89-106. Download pdf

EVERSHED R.P., PAYNE S., SHERRATT A.G., COPLEY M.S., COOLIDGE J., UREM-KOTSU  D., KOTSAKIS K., ÖZDOGAN M., ERIM-ÖZDOGAN A., NIEUWENHUYSE O., AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., BAILEY D., ANDEESCU R., CAMPBELL S., FARID S., HODDER I., YALMAN N., ÖZBARASAN M., BICAKCI E., GARFINKEL Y., LEVY T. & BURTON M.M.
2008          "Earliest Date for Milk Use in the Near East and Southeastern Europe Linked to Cattle Herding", Nature 455: 528-531.

GEERLINK J.
1989          "The Human Skeletal Remains of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 295-299.

GRECO C. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
2003          "Tell Sabi Abyad (Siria", in: C. Mora and M. Mozatti (eds.), Aule del deserto e nellasteppa, Pavia: UniversitàdegliStudi di Pavia, pp. 87-94.

LE MIÈRE M.
1989          "Clay Analyses of the Prehistoric Pottery: First Results", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 233-235.

LE MIÈRE M. & NIEUWENHUYSE O.P.
1996          "The Prehistoric Pottery", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 119-284.

NIEUWENHUYSE O.P.
2007 Plain and Painted Pottery - The Rise of Late Neolithic Ceramic Styles on the Syrian and Northern Mesopotamian Plains. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers.
2006 "The Earliest Ceramics from Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Leiden Journal of Pottery Studies 22: 111-128. Download pdf
2000 "Early pottery - the Ceramics From Level 1", in: Verhoeven M. and Akkermans P.M.M.G. (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, pp. 123-135.
1997 "Following the Earliest Halaf: Some Later Halaf Pottery from Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Anatolica XXIII:227-242.
1997 "The Prehistoric Pottery of Tell Sabi Abyad 1996: an Interim Report", Orient-Express 1997/2:60-61.
1996 "The Later Halaf Period (Balikh IIIC) on Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Orient-Express 1996/2:52-53.
1996 "Late Neolithic Settlement in the Upper-Khabur, Syria. A Regional Survey Project", Orient-Express 1996/1:16-17.
1995          "The Transitional Fine Ware Pottery of Tell Sabi Abyad", Orient-Express 1995/1:15-16.

 

NIEUWENHUYSE O.P. & DOOIJES R.

2008      “A New Life for Old Pots – Early Pottery Repairs from 7th Millennium Tell Sabi Abyad (Northern Syria).” Leiden Journal of Pottery Studies 24: 159-170. Download pdf


NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & VAN DER PLICHT J.
2010         "Not So Coarse, Nor Always Plain – The Earliest Pottery of Syria", Antiquity 84: 71-85. Download pdf

NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., CONNAN J.,VAN AS A. & JACOBS L.
2003          "Painting Pots with Bitumen at Late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad; (Syria)", Neo-Lithics 2/03: 22-25.

NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., CRUELLS W., MOLIST M. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
2008          "The Origins of the Halaf and the Rise of Styles: Introduction", in: J.M. Córdoba, M. Molist, M.C. Pérez, I. Rubio, S. Martínez (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Madrid: UAM Editiones, pp. 663-670.

 

NIEUWENHUYSE O.P., JACOBS L., VAN AS B., BROEKMANS T. & ADRIAENS A.M.

2001         

"Making Samarra Fine Ware - Technological Observations on Ceramics from Tell Baghouz (Syria)", Paléorient 27: 147-165.

 

NILHAMN B, ASTRUC L. and GAULON A.

2009         

White ware – Near Eastern Plaster Container” in: L. Astruc, A. Gaulon and L. Salanova (eds.), Méthodes d’approche des premières productions céramiques: étude de cas dans les Balkans et au Levant . Rahden: Leidorf Verlag, pp. 63-72. Download the pdf

 

NISHIAKI Y.

2000         

"Pre-Pottery Neolithic to Early Pottery Neolithic: Tell Damishliyya", in: Y. Nishiaki, Lithic Technology of Neolithic Syria, BAR-IS 840, pp. 96-131.

 

REHHOFF, L. LEONARDSEN E., THUESENI. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.

1990         "Plasters: Gypsum or Calcite? A Preliminary Case Study of Syrian Plasters", Paléorient 16:79-87.


ROSSMEISL I.
1989          "Late Bronze Age Pottery of Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 337-356.

SPOOR R.H. & COLLET P.
1996          "The Other Small Finds", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 439-473.

VAN AS A. & JACOBS L.
1989          "Technological Aspects of the Prehistoric Pottery", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 215-232.

VAN AS A., JACOBS L. & NIEUWENHUYSE O.P.
2004          "Early Pottery from Late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad II, Syria", Leiden Journal of Pottery Studies 20: 97-110. Download pdf
1998 "The Transitional Fine Ware Pottery of Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria. A Pilot Study", Newsletter of the Department of Pottery Technology 14/15: 25-47.

         

 

VAN DER PLICHT J., AKKERMANS P, NIEUWENHUYSE O., KANEDA. A & RUSSELL A.

2011       

 

2012   

"Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria: Radiocarbon Chronology, Cultural Change, and the 8.2 Ka Event". Radiocarbon 53: 229-243. Download pdf

“Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria: An Interpretation of Stable Isotope Values of Faunal Bone Collagen.”  Radiocarbon 54: 1-9. Download PDF

 

VAN LOON M.N., MEIJER D.J.W. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
1986/87     "Hammam et-Turkman and Sabi Abyad on the Balikh: the University of Amsterdam 1986 Excavations", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 36/37:309-324.

VAN WIJNGAARDEN-BAKKER L.H.
1989          "The Animal Remains from Tell Sabi Abyad - Square P14", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, BAR-IS 468, pp. 301-323.

VAN WIJNGAARDEN-BAKKER L.H. & MALIEPAARD R.
2000          "The Animal Remains", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 147-171.

VAN ZEIST W.
1999 "Evidence for Agricultural Change in the Balikh Basin, Northern Syria", in: C. Gosden and J. Hather (eds.), The Prehistory of Food - Appetites for Change, London/New York: Routledge, pp. 350-373.
1994          "Some Notes on Second Millennium BC Plant Cultivation in the Syrian Jazira", in: H. Gasche and M. Tanret (eds.), Cinquante-deux réflections sur le Proche-Orient ancien offertes en hommage à Léon de Meijer, Leuven: Peeters, pp. 541-553.

VAN ZEIST W. & WATERBOLK- VAN ROOIJEN W.
1996          "The Cultivated and Wild Plants", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archeologisch Instituut, pp. 521- 550.
1989 "Plant Remains from Tell Sabi Abyad", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad, Oxford: BAR-IS 468, pp. 325-335.

VAN ZEIST W. & DE ROLLER G.J.
2000          "The Plant Remains", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 137-146.

VERHOEVEN M.
2004          "Tell Sabi Abyad II – A Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Village in Northern Syria. Report on Architecture and Related Finds of the 2001 Campaign", Anatolica 30: 179-218.
2000 "The Small Finds", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 91-122.
2000 "The Excavations - Stratigraphy and Architecture", in: M. Verhoeven and P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 3-49.
2000 "Death, Fire and Abandonment: Ritual Practice at Later Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Archaeological Dialogues 7/1:46-83.
2000 "The 1999 Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad II, a PPNB Settlement in Northern Syria", Orient-Express.
1999 "Traces and Spaces - Microwear Analysis and Spatial Context of Later Neolithic Flint Tools from Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria", Paléorient 25/2:145-166. Download pdf
1999 "Space and Society at Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad", Orient-Express 1999/2:57-59.
1999 An Archaeological Ethnography of a Neolithic Community - Space, Place and Social Relations in the Burnt Village at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut.
1998 "A Preliminary Report on Tell Sabi Abyad II, a Later PPNB Settlement in the Balikh Valley, Syria", in: J. Prosecky (ed.), Intellectual Life of the Ancient Near East - Papers Presented at the 43rd Rencontre assyriologique internationale, Prague, July 1-5, 1996, pp. 413-426.
1997 "Excavated Spaces, Prehistoric Places: Spatial Analysis at Tell Sabi Abyad I, a Neolithic Settlement in Syria", Neo-Lithics 3/97.
1997 "The 1996 Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad II, a Later PPNB Village in the Balikh Valley, Syria", Neo-Lithics 1/97:1-3.
1994 "Excavations at Tell Sabi Abyad II, a Later Pre-Pottery Neolithic Village in the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria", Orient Express 1994/1:9-12.

VERHOEVEN M. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. (eds.)
2000         Tell Sabi Abyad II - The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut. Download pdf

VERHOEVEN M. & KRANENDONK P.
1996          "The Excavations - Stratigraphy and Architecture", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 25-118.

WIGGERMANN F.A.M.
2010          "Wein, Weib und Gesang in een Midden-Assyrische nderzetting aan de Balikh". Phoenix 56: 18-60. Download pdf
2006"The Seal of Ili-padâ, Grand Vizier of the Middle Assyrian Empire", in: P. Taylor (ed.), The Iconography of Cylinder Seals. London: The Warburg Institute (Warburg Institute Colloquia 9), pp. 92-99, 212-216.
2000 "Agriculture in the Northern Balikh Valley: The Case of Middle Assyrian Tell Sabi Abyad", in: R.M. Jas (ed.), Rainfall and Agriculture in Northern Mesopotamia. Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. Download pdf

WILKINSON T.J.
1998
"Settlement and irrigation in the Balikh Valley, Syria from the 3rd to the 1st millennium BC," Subartu IV.1: 151-70.
1998          "Water and Human Settlement in the Balikh Valley, Syria: Investigations from 1992-1995", Journal of Field Archaeology 25: 63-87.
1996

"Sabi Abyad: The Geoarchaeology of a Complex Landscape", in: P.M.M.G. Akkermans (ed.), Tell Sabi Abyad - The Late Neolithic Settlement, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 1-24.

 
OTHER RESEARCH IN THE BALIKH VALLEY
 
AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
1988          "An Updated Chronology for the Northern Ubaid and Late Chalcolithic Periods in Syria: New Evidence from Tell Hammam et-Turkman", Iraq 50:109-145. Download pdf
1988
 
"The period IV Pottery", in: M.N. van Loon (ed.), Hammam et-Turkman I, Istanbul: NHAI, pp. 181-285. Download pdf
1988
"The period V Pottery", in: M.N. van Loon (ed.), Hammam et-Turkman I, Istanbul: NHAI pp. 287-349. Download pdf

ALBRIGHT W.F.
1926        "Proto-Mesopotamian Painted Ware from the BalikhValley", Man 26: 41-42.

AL-KHALAF M. & KOHLMEYER K.
1985         "Untersuchungenzuar-Raqqa-Nikephorion/Callinicum", Damaszener Mitteilungen 2:123-133.

BARTL K.
1996


"Balikh Valley Survey - Settlements of the Late Roman/Early Byzantine and Islamic Period", in: K. Bartl and S.R. Hauser (eds.), Continuity and Change in Northern Mesopotamia from the Hellenistic to the Early Islamic Period, Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, pp. 333-348.
1994          Frühislamische Besiedlung im Balih-Tal/Nordsyrien, Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.
1993/94"The BalikhValley, Northern Syria, During the Islamic Period - Remarks Concerning the Historical Topography", Berytus XLI: 29-38.

BARTL K. & HAUSER S.R. (eds.)
1996          Continuity and Change in Northern Mesopotamia from the Hellenistic to the Early Islamic Period, Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.

CAUVIN J.
1972 "Sondage à Tell Assouad (Djézireh, Syrie)", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 22: 85-88.
1970          "Mission 1969 en Djezireh (Syrie)", Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française 67: 286-287.

CAUVIN M.-C.
1972 "Note Préliminairesurl'OutillageLithique de Tell Assouad (Djézireh)", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 22: 90-94, 102-103.
1972          "Problèmesd'Emmanchement des Faucilles du Proche Orient: les Documents de Tell Assouad (Djézireh, Syrie)", Paléorient 1: 103-108.

COPELAND L.
1982          "Prehistoric Tells in the Lower Balikh Valley, Syria: Report on the Survey of 1978", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 32: 251-271.
1979 "Observations on the Prehistory of the Balikh Valley, Syria, during the 7th to 4th Millennium B.C.", Paléorient 5:251-276.

CORDOBA J.M.
1988          "Prospección en el Valle de Rio Balih (Siria), Informe Provisional", Aula Orientalis6: 149-188.

CURVERS H.H.
1991          The Balikh Drainage in the Bronze Age, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam (unpublished Ph.D. thesis).

DOSSIN G.
1972         "Le Site de Tuttul-sur-Balih", Revue Assyriologique 68: 25-34.

GERRITSEN F.A.
1996         

"Hellenistic and Roman-Parthian Pottery from the Balikh Valley, Northern Syria", Oudheidkundige Mededelingen uit het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden 76: 93-108.
GIBB A.
1967         

Irrigation and Drainage Projects in the EuphratesBasin (Syrian Arab Republic General Organization of the Euphrates Project), London: Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners.

HAASE C.-P.
1996


"Madinat al-Far: The Regional Late Antique Tradition of an Early Islamic Foundation", in: K. Bartl and S.R. Hauser (eds.), Continuity and Change in Northern Mesopotamia from the Hellenistic to the Early Islamic Period, Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, pp. 165-171.
1991         


        
"Madinat al-Far - First Archaeological Soundings at the Site and the History of an Ummayad Domain in Abbasid Times", in: M.A. al-Bakhit and R. Schick (eds.), Bilad al-Sham During the Abbasid Period, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on the History of Bilad al-Sham, pp. 206-255.

HALLO W.W.
1964      "The Road to Emar", Journal of Cuneiform Studies 18: 57-88.

HELMER D.
1985         "Étude de la faune de Tell Assouad (Djézireh, Syrie), sondage Cauvin", Cahiers de l'Euphrate 4:11-120.

KALLA G.
1991          "Das ältere Mosaik des byzantinischen Klosters in Tall Bi'a", Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 123:35-39.

LAZARO A.I.
1988          "The Period X pottery", in M.N. van Loon (ed.), Hammamet-Turkman I. Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archeologisch Instituut, pp. 499-560.

LE MIÈRE M.
1979         "La Céramique Préhistorique de Tell Assouad (Djézireh, Syrie)", Cahiers de l'Euphrate 2: 3-76.

MALENFANT M.
1976         
"L'industrie Acheuléenne de Chniné (Djézireh, République Arabe Syrienne)", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 26: 145-159.

MALLOWAN M.E.L.
1946          "Excavations in the BalikhValley (1938)", Iraq 8: 111-156.

MEINECKE M.
1991          "Raqqa on the Euphrates: Recent Excavations at the Residence of Haruner-Rashid", in: S. Kerner (ed.), The Near East in Antiquity, Vol. II, pp. 17-32.

MEINECKE M. & HEUSCH J.-C.
1985         "Grabungen im 'abbasidischen Palastareal von ar-Raqqa/ar-Rafiqa", Damaszener Mitteilungen 2:8 5-105.

MULDERS M.A.
1969        The Arid Soils of the Balikh Basin, Utrecht: University of Utrecht. Download pdf

RIHAOUI A.-K.
1969          "Aperçusur la civilisation de Al-Jezira et de la vallée de l'Euphrate à l'époque Arabe-Musulmane", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 19: 77-100.

SACHAU E.
1883           Reise in Syrien und Mesopotamien, Leipzig.

SCHIRMER W.
1987          "Landschaftsgeschichte um Tall Bi`a am syrischen Euphrat", Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient Gesellschaft 119: 57-71.

STROMMENGER E.
1991          "Ausgrabungen in Tall Bi'a, 1990", Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 123:7-34.

TONGHINI C.
1995       "A New Islamic Pottery Phase in Syria: Tell Shahin", Levant XXVII:197-207.

TOUEIR K.
1990"Le Nahr el-Nil entre Raqqa et Heraqleh", in: B. Geyer (ed.), Techniques et pratiques hydro- agricolestraditionelles en domaineirrigué, Actes du Colloque du Damas 27/6 - 1/7 1987, pp. 217- 227.
1985          "Der Qasr al-Banat in ar-Raqqa. Ausgrabung, Rekonstruktion, Wiederaufbau (1977-1982)", Damaszener Mitteilungen 2:297-319.

VAN LOON M.N.
1985
"Hammam et-Turkman on the Balikh: First Results of the University of Amsterdam's 1984 Excavation", Akkadica 44: 21-40.
1983
"Hammam et-Turkman on the Balikh: First Results of the University of Amsterdam's 1982 Excavation", Akkadica 35: 1-23.
1982          "Hammam et-Turkman on the Balikh: Background and First Results of the University of Amsterdam's 1981 Excavations", Akkadica 27: 30-45.

VAN LOON M.N. (ed.)
1988         Hammam et-Turkman I, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut.

VAN LOON M.N. & MEIJER D.J.W.
1982          "Hammam et-Turkman on the Balikh: First Results", Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes33: 131-152.

VILLARD P.
1987          "Un conflitd'autorités à propos des eaux du Balih", MARI 5:591-596.

WILKINSON T.J.
1999
         
"HoloceneValley Fills of Southern Turkey and NW Syria. Recent Geoarchaeological Contributions", Quaternary Science Reviews 18: 555-572.
1999          
"Demographic Trends from Archaeological Survey. Case Studies from the Levant and Near East." In: J. Bintliffanf K. Sbonias (eds.), Reconstructing Past Population Trends in Mediterranean Europe, Oxford: Oxbow books, pp. 45-64.

WILKINSON T.J. & BARBANES E.
2000         
      
"Settlement and Settlement Patterns in the Iron Age: The Syrian Jazira", in G. Bunnens (ed.), Syria in the Iron Age, Supplement to Abr-Nahrain, Melbourne.
2000  
           
"Regional Approaches in Mesopotamian Archaeology", Journal of Archaeological Research 8(3): 219-67.


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AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
2008         
"Onvoltooid verleden Tijd – De Opgraving te Tell Sabi Abyad in 2007", Nieuwsbrief Friends of Sabi Abyad 3: 2-7.
2006      
   
''De ontdekking van een prehistorisch grafveld'', Nieuwsbrief Friends of Sabi Abyad 2: 12-13.
2006
"Prehistorische dorpjes and Assyrische kastelen: de opgraving op Tell Sabi Abyad 2005", Nieuwsbrief Friends of Sabi Abyad 2: 2-6.
2005
"Lang, heel lang geleden, in een land hier ver vandaan…", Nieuwsbrief Friends of Sabi Abyad 1: 2-5.
2003"The Mound of the White Boy in Syria", Al-Athar 5:10-13 (in Arabic).
1998"Assyrische ambtenaren deden goede zaken", Scarabee 32:31-34.
1997
"De Witte Jongen in Syrië - De archeologie van een vergeten gebied", Scarabee 27:29-34.
1994
"De Heuvel van de Witte Jongen: Opgravingen te Tell Sabi Abyad in Noord-Syrië", Phoenix 40:4-15.
1990"Aan de grenzen van Assyrië", Spieghel Historiael 25/9:424-29.
1989/90  "Opgraven in noord-Syrië", Mir 5:40-43.

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & NIEUWENHUYSE O.
2002          "Ontdekkers van Syrische Oudheden", Artissage 23/02:44-49.

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G. & WIGGERMANN F.
1999          "La Forteresse de Tell Sabi Abyad - Sentinelle de l'empireassyrien", Archéologia 358: 56-65. Download pdf

AKKERMANS P.M.M.G., CURVERS H.H., VAN LOON M.N. & MEIJER D.J.W.
1987        "De Balikh vallei: archeologie in Tweestromenland", Natuur en Techniek 4:330-343.

BRUNING M. & AKKERMANS P.M.M.G.
2011          "De Midden-Assyrische Dunnu van Tell Sabi Abyad - Bewoningsgeschiedenis van een versterkte nederzetting aan de grens van Assyrie". Phoenix 56: 5-16.

DUISTERMAAT K. (ed.)
1999       Dutch Discoveries in the Syrian Steppe, Damascus.

HOLLEMAN T.
1994          "De Heuvel van de Witte Jongen", Scarabee 2:55-58.

ISENDOORN D.
2004          "Assyrisch aardewerk op Tell Sabi Abyad", Archeologie-Magazine 5: 54-58.

KOUWENHOVEN A.
1998          "La forteresse d'un puissant assyrien du XIIIe siècle avant J.-C.", Archéologia 344:14-17.

KURZAWSKI P.
2006         "Spalona wioska sprzed 8 tysiecy lat", Archeologia 35: 16-21 (in Polish).

LICHTENBERG L.
2003         "De geheimen van de Witte Jongen", Archeologie-Magazine 1/03:6-15.

NIEUWENHUYSE O. & DOOIJES R.
2004          "Prehistorisch aardewerk op Tell Sabi Abyad", Archeologie-Magazine 3: 6-12.

SCHUCK B.
2004          "Supporting the Quest to Unearth Syria's Past", Shell in the Middle East 25:34-37.