Chapter 5. Archaeology and the Ancient Near East: Methods and Limits

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Marie-Henriette Gates

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch5

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Gates, M.-H. (2007) Archaeology and the Ancient Near East: Methods and Limits, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

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Keywords:

  • ancient near eastern archaeology;
  • conservatism;
  • excavation;
  • prehistory;
  • parahistory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Archaeology's Contribution to Historical Accounts about the Ancient Near East

  • Archaeology and Near Eastern Relative Chronology

  • Archaeology and Near Eastern Absolute Chronology

  • Recent Archaeological Research on the Ancient Near East

  • Prehistory and Parahistory

  • Renewing the Alliance?