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Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Kimberly D. Williams and Lesley A. Gregoricka


Across the Near East, major changes in the commemoration of death and the formation of identity amongst the living took place at the beginning of the Neolithic. However, these investigations have largely focused on a narrow geographic expanse, including the Levant and Egypt, where processes of death and dying have been extensively documented. Much less is known about death and burial in the Near East, outside of the Levant. In recent years, however, interest in the mortuary landscapes of Arabia has steadily grown, and the potential for using death to reconstruct the lifestyles of once-living c ... More

Keywords: Southeastern Arabia, mortuary Archaeology, bioarchaeology, Levant, Egypt, Neolithic, Near East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400790
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400790.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kimberly D. Williams, editor
Temple University

Lesley A. Gregoricka, editor
University of South Alabama

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