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Ancient Near Eastlocked

  • Dominique Collon,
  • J. D. Hawkins,
  • Beatrice Teissier,
  • D. Barag,
  • G. Herrmann,
  • Jack Ogden,
  • Annie Caubet,
  • Joan Allgrove McDowell,
  • Michael Roaf,
  • Vesta Sarḳhosh Curtis,
  • Ian Carradice,
  • G. D. Summers,
  • Seton Lloyd
  •  and Geoffrey Turner


Area of the ancient world that extends from Turkey in the west to Iran in the east (see fig.). Although the term Near East is often synonymous with Middle East, the adjective ‘ancient’ is always attached to Near East, and ‘Ancient Middle East’ never occurs. The term ...

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Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie (Berlin, 1928–)