The Neolithic of the Near East

by James Mellaart

Publisher: Scribner in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Middle East,
  • Balkan Peninsula,
  • Asia, Central,
  • Middle East.,
  • Balkan Peninsula.,
  • Asia, Central.

Subjects:

  • Neolithic period -- Middle East,
  • Neolithic period -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • Neolithic period -- Asia, Central,
  • Middle East -- Antiquities,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Antiquities,
  • Asia, Central -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

StatementJames Mellaart.
SeriesThe World of archaeology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN776.32.N4 M44 1975b
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5193821M
ISBN 100684144832
LC Control Number75015209
OCLC/WorldCa2022950

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Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods is a cognitive archaeological study of Neolithic religious beliefs in Europe co-written by the archaeologists David Lewis-Williams and David Pearce, both of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South was first published by Thames and Hudson in Following.

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