domingo, 27 de junio de 2010

Dawn of the Metal Age: Technology and Society during the Levantine Chalcolithic (Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology)


Author: Jonathan M. Golden
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Equinox Publishing (April 13, 2010)

By midway through the fifth millennium BCE rapid social change was underway in the southern Levant. One critical dimension of this cultural revolution was a series of profound technological breakthroughs, bringing the dawn of the age of metals. Archaeologists working in the region have discovered a host of sites dating to the Chalcolithic Period (4700-3500 BCE) with material culture reflecting the production and use of copper...