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CORONA Satellite Photography and Ancient Road Networks: A Northern Mesopotamian Case Study

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Jason Ur*
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University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637. (j-ur@uchicago.edu)
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Middle-eastern archaeologists are winning new information from declassified military photographs taken 25 years ago. This study shows how pictures of north-eastern Syria are revealing the routeways, and by inference the agricultural systems of Mesopotamia in the early Bronze Age.

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