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5969Re: [ANE-2] Ancient Mass Burials

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  • cejo@uchicago.edu
    Sep 1, 2007
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      Jason is real, and indeed vey interesting. He's on the Anthropology faculty at Harvard and a graduate of Chicago. Read his
      dissertation at:
      http://oi.uchicago.edu/research/library/dissertation/ur.html

      -Chuck Jones-
      Athens



      ---- Original message ----
      >Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2007 00:54:20 +0300
      >From: Eliot Braun <ebraun@...>
      >Subject: Re: [ANE-2] Ancient Mass Burials
      >To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
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      > The notion of secondary burial suggests these pits are similar to south Levantine burial
      > customs of the Chalcolithic period. I get the feeling that these pits may represent
      > burials over a span of time rather than single-events. That would detract somewhat from
      > the suggested dramatic scenario in the article. Perhaps as interesting is the
      > archaeologist's name, Jason "Ur".
      >
      > Eliot Braun, Ph D
      > Ha-oren 12, Har Adar, Israel 90836
      > Tel. 972-2-5345687
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Antonio Lombatti
      > To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2007 5:55 PM
      > Subject: [ANE-2] Ancient Mass Burials
      >
      > Archaeologists working in Syria have unearthed the remains of dozens of youths thought to
      > have been killed in a fierce confrontation 6,000 years ago.
      >
      > According to Science magazine, the celebrating victors may even have feasted on beef in
      > the aftermath.
      >
      > The findings come from northeastern Syria, near Tell Brak, one of the world's oldest known
      > cities.
      >
      > The full BBC article can be read here:
      >
      > http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6971289.stm
      >
      > Antonio Lombatti
      >
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