MZ Frame MZA (X619 gB)

















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horizon | phase
phases
strata
middle chr Mesopotamia Urkesh
MZA
AAC
Mesopotamia Urkesh Jezirah
MZA
name politics religion
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1900 AD




9 m
6 b

Mozan



1-19

medieval



h
a






20-39

late antiq.



c







40-59
.



8z










1307-1275 Middle Assyrian foreign scattered occupation
8




Adad-nirari I


Late Bronze
60-99
(1365)-1330





Asshur-uballit
west of Plaza (?)






7z










1365-1335 Mittani royal sanctuary retrenchment
to west
and open air
use of the abi

7 v



Shattiwaza
Tushratta
breakdown of the tradition
Nuzi/LB
100-139
1380
s



Shuttarna II use of re-organized western Terrace

1400
m



Artatama I the great shift

140-
1450
j



Saushtatar de-emphasis of eastern portion

170-

f



beginning of filling in of Plaza


1500
c



Parattarna I attempts at protecting NW terrace

180-





6z










1600 Khana provincial
status
reluctant vassal

6 m
5 c


burials
Khabur/MB/OJ 2
200-299


h
b
Zimri-Lim Terru. Haziran dumps

1800
c
a
Shamshi-Adad
kilns






5z










1900 retrenchment urban
contraction
localized
power


5 h
4 b
Isin-Larsa


OJ I
300-399
2000

c
a
Ur III Atal-šen, Pussham eastern Plaza
Early Jez.V




Sadar-mat outdoor above Palace






4z










2100 imperial great
alliances
Tupkish
and
Tar’am-Agade:
dynastic
marriages
with Akkad
the abi
from
open air
to covered
structure

4 t
3

Post-Imperial


EJ IVb
400-499
2200
r


Šar-kali-šarri Išar-kinum


2230
m


late Naram-Sin Tar'am-Agade palace

2270
j
2

early Naram-Sin Tupkish palace
EJ IVa
500-599
2290
f


Sargon, M., R. Tish-atal (?) temple BA remodel ?

2330
e
1

proto-imperial






c


ED III late
accumulations


2400
b



destruction of BA, K1




a



2nd escarpment, flanking wall
EJ IIIb





3z











proto-urban urban
growth
expansion and
beginning
of political
power?
reorganiz-ation
of Temple
Terrace

3 p



ED III mid
use, water damage


600-749
2500
n



ED III mid
use, water damage





m



ED III early
construction BA and early escarpment




l




OH2


2600
j



ED II
floors Nin V undec., template



h




KW?, floors Nin V inc. & exc. fine EJ II/late Nin.V
2800
f



ED I
floors Nin V fine incised



b




floors Nin V painted EJ I/early Nin.V





2z










2900 proto-literate Temple
terrace
expansion
of sacral
institutions

2 r



J Nasr/post-Uruk


EJ0, pre Nin.V
750-799
3000
p



Late Uruk


LC5
3400
m



Late Middle Uruk


LC4
800-899
3600
i



Early Middle Uruk
early Terrace – B8
LC3
3800
c



Early Uruk


LC2





1z










4000 prehistory
sacral origins?
1 r



Late Ubaid


LC1
900-999
4200
p



Early Ubaid




4500
m



Late Halaf




4800
h



Early Halaf




5000
c



Proto-Halaf