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Bonetti, S.
Buccellati, G.
2003


"Conservation at the Core of Archaeological Strategy: The Case of Ancient Urkesh at Tell Mozan,"
Conservation,
The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter 18
See on-line article version
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Buccellati, F.
1998

"3-D Rendering and Animation at Tell Mozan/Urkesh,"
in G.Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati, eds.,
Urkesh and the Hurrians,
Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3
Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 26, Malibu: Undena Publications, pp. 51-62.
2001 "Digital Photography and Architectural Modeling as Elements of Conservation," in
S. Bonetti, ed.,
Gli Opifici di Urkesh.
Papers read at the Round Table in Florence, Novembre 1999.
Urkesh/Mozan Studies 4
Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 27, Malibu: Undena Publications.
2010 "The Monumental Temple Terrace at Urkesh and its Setting,"
In J. Becker, R. Hempelmann, and E. Rehm (eds.), Kulturlandschaft Syrien - Zentrum und Peripherie - Festschrift für Jan-Waalke Meyer, AOAT 371. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, pp. 71-85.
2012 "Wie wird ein Palast gebaut und warum?,"
P. Breunig and C. Trümpler (eds.),
Werte im Widerstreit. Von Bräuten, Muscheln, Geld und Kupfer. Ausstellungskatalog Wiesbaden, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 31-34.
2014 "Understanding Households - A Few Thoughts"
In F. Buccellati, T. Helms and A. Tamm (eds.), Houses and Households in ancient Mesopotamia. Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 35-42.
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Buccellati, F.,
Dell'Unto, N., Forte, M.
2005



"The Tell Mozan/Urkesh Archaeological Project: an Integrated Approach of Spatial Technologies,"
M. Forte (ed.),
The Reconstruction of Archaeological Landscapes through Digital Technologies. Oxford: BAR International, pp. 171-183.
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Buccellati, G.
1990

"'River Bank,' 'High Country' and 'Pasture Land': The Growth of Nomadism on the Middle Euphrates and the Khabur"
in S. Eichler, M. Wäfler, D. Warburton (eds.), Tell al-Hamidiyah 2
Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht, pp. 87-117.
1998 "Urkesh as Tell Mozan: Profiles of the Ancient City,"
in G.Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati, eds.,
Urkesh and the Hurrians,
Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3
Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 26, Malibu: Undena Publications, pp. 11-34.
1999 "Urkesh and the Question of Early Hurrian Urbanism,"
in M. Hudson and B. A. Levine, eds.,
Urbanization and Land Ownership in the Ancient Near East,
Peabody Museum Bulletin 7, Cambridge: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography/Harvard University, pp. 229-250.
1999 "The Royal Storehouse of Urkesh"
in M. Fortin, Syria, Land of Civilizations
Quebec: Musée de la Civilization, p. 170.
2000 "Urkesh: archeologia, conservazione e restauro"
Kermes 13, pp. 41-48.
2002 "Beyond Clay and Beyond Paper,"
Backdirt Fall 2002 / Winter 2003, pp. 4-5.
2003 "A Lu E School Tablet from the Service Quarter of the Royal Palace AP at Urkesh,"
Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 55, pp. 45-48.
2004 "ANONYMUS (Ed.): La civiltà dei Hurriti. La parola del passato. Rivista di studi antichi, Vol. 55 Napoli: Gaetano Macchiaroli, 2000, pp. 424"
Die Welt des Orients, pp. 209-214.
2005 "The Monumental Urban Complex at Urkesh"
Studies on the Civilization and Culture of the Nuzi and the Hurrians 15, General Studies and Excavations at Nuzi 11/1, pp. 3-28.
2005 "The Perception of Function and the Prehistory of the State in Syro-Mesopotamia"
Archaeology Without Limits, pp. 481-492.
2006 "Conservation qua Archaeology at Tell Mozan/Urkesh"
in N. Agnew and J. Bridgland (eds.), Of the Past, for the Future: Integrating Archaeology and Conservation, Proceedings of the Conservation Theme at the 5th World Archaeological Congress, Washington D.C. 22-26 June 2003
Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, pp. 73-81.
2006 "Presentation and Interpretation of Archaeological Sites: the Case of Tell Mozan, Ancient Urkesh"
in N. Agnew and J. Bridgland (eds.), Of the Past, for the Future: Integrating Archaeology and Conservation, Proceedings of the Conservation Theme at the 5th World Archaeological Congress, Washington D.C. 22-26 June 2003
Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, pp. 152-156.
2006 "An Archaeologist on Mars"
Confronting the Past, pp. 17-21.
2006 "A Browser Edition of the Royal Palace of Urkesh: Principles and Presuppositions"
In P. Butterlin et al. (eds.) Les Espaces Syro-Mesopotamiens: Dimensions de l'experience humaine au proche-orient ancien, pp. 49-55.
2009 "An Architectural 'Logogram' at Urkesh?"
In P. Negri Scafa and S. Viaggio (eds.), Dallo Stirone al Tigri. Dal Tevere all'Eufrate. Studi in onore di Claudio Saporetti. Roma: Aracne, pp. 23-29.
2010 "The Semiotics of Ethnicity: The Case of Hurrian Urkesh"
In J.C. Fincke (ed.), Festschrift für Gernot Wilhelm. Dresden: ISLET, pp. 79-90.
2010 "The Urkesh Temple Terrace: Function and Perception"
In J. Becker, R. Hempelmann, and E. Rehm (eds.), Kulturlandschaft Syrien - Zentrum und Peripherie - Festschrift für Jan-Waalke Meyer, AOAT 371. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, pp. 87-121.
2012 "The Floodwaters of Urkesh and the Structural Coherence of the Urkesh Temple Complex"
in Philippe Quenet and Michel al-Maqdissi (eds.),
"L'Heure immobile". Entre Ciel et Terre. Mélanges en l'honneur d'Antoine Souleiman,
Subartu 31, pp. 21-33.
2012 "Coerenza e storia La Mesopotamia nell'ottica storiografica di 'Ordine e Storia': Istituzioni politiche, trasmissione del pensiero e percezione dell'assoluto"
in Giorgio Buccellati et al (eds.),
Prima della Filosofia,
Milan, pp. 113-124.
2013 "When were the Hurrians Hurrian? The persistence of ethnicity in Urkesh"
In J. Aruz, S. Graff and Y. Rakic (eds.), Cultures in Contact. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 84-95.
2014 "Konservierung der archäologischen Stätte"
Antike Welt.
online version
2014 "Courage among the Ruins: A Sustainable Conservation Program in Time of War"
Backdirt, December 2014, pp. 102-112.
2015 "L'archeologia come presenza morale a Tell Mozan in Siria"
Bollettino dell'Associazione Archeologica Ticinese 27, pp. 20-25.
2015 "Tensional factors and compositional analysis: Crossovers between linguistics and art criticism"
In P. Ciafardoni & D. Giannessi (eds.), From the Treasures of Syria. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, pp. 289-298.
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Buccellati, G.
Kelly-Buccellati, M.
1990


"Tell Mozan"
Syrian Archaeology Bulletin 2, pp. 4-7.
1990 "Tell Mozan"
Mille et une capitales de Haute-Mésopotamie. Les dossiers d'Archéologie 155, pp. 18-23.
1991 "Mozan"
American Journal of Archaeology 95, pp. 712-714.
1994 "Mozan"
American Journal of Archaeology 98, pp. 131-133.
1994 "Mozan: Tales from a Hurrian (?) Storehouse"
Backdirt Spring 1994, pp. 1,4-5,98.
1995 "Mozan, Tall"
Reallexikon der Assyriologie 8 (5/6), pp. 386-393.
1995 "The Identification of Urkesh with Tell Mozan (Syria)"
Orient-Express 1995/3, cover page and pp. 67-70.
1996 "The Royal Storehouse of Urkesh: The Glyptic Evidence from the Southwestern Wing,"
Archiv für Orientforschung 42-43, pp. 1-32.
1996 "The Seals of the King of Urkesh: Evidence from the Western Wing of the Royal Storehouse AK,"
Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Moregenlandes 86, pp. 65-100, Pl. 1-7.
1996 "Una manciata di secoli"
Bollettino dell'Associazione Archeologica Ticinese 6 (1996), pp. 16-23.
1996 "Evidence for a Royal Palace at Tell Mozan/Urkesh"
Orient-Express 1996/3, pp. 72-76.
1997 "Mozan, Tell"
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East Vol. 4, pp. 60-64.
1997 "Urkesh. The First Hurrian Capital,"
Biblical Archaeologist 60, pp. 77-96.
1997 "The Seventh Season of Excavations at Tell Mozan, 1992"
Chronique Archéologique en Syrie 1, pp. 79-84.
1998 "The Courtiers of the Queen of Urkesh: Glyptic Evidence from the Western Wing of the Royal Storehouse AK"
Subartu 4/2, pp. 195-216.
2001 "City of Myth: In Search of Hurrian Urkesh,"
Archaeology Odyssey May/June, pp. 16-27.
2001 "The Royal Palace at Urkesh and the Daughter of Naram-Sin,"
Ministère de la Culture
Direction Générale des Antiqués et des Musées
Les Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes: Revue D'Archéologie et D'Histoire, Vol. XLIV, 2001, pp. 63-69.
2001 "Überlegungen zur funktionellen und historischen Bestimmung des Königspalastes AP in Urkeš. Bericht über die 13. Kampagne in Tall Mozan/Urkeš: Ausgra­bungen im Gebiet AA, Juni-August 2000"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 133, pp. 59-96.
English version
1999 "Das archäologische Projekt Tall Mozan/Urkeš"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 131, pp. 7-16.
2000 "The Royal Palace of Urkesh. Report on the 12th Season at Tell Mozan/Urkesh: Excavations in Area AA, June-October 1999,"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 132, pp. 133-183.
2002 "Die Große Schnittstelle. Bericht über die 14. Kampagne in Tall Mozan/Urkeš: Ausgrabungen im Gebiet AA, Juni-Oktober 2001"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 134, pp. 103-130.
2002 "Mozan/Urkesh: A New Capital in the Northern Djezireh"
The Syrian Jezira: Cultural Heritage and Interrelations. Proceedings of the International Conference held in Deir ez-Zor April 22nd-25th, 1996, pp. 127-133.
2002 "Tar'am-Agade, Daughter of Naram-Sin, at Urkesh,"
L. al Gailani Werr, J. Curtis, H. Martin, A. McMahon, J. Oates and J. Reade (eds.),
Of Pots and Plans. Papers on the Archaeology and History of Mesopotamia and Syria presented to David Oates in Honor of his 75th Birthday
London: Nabu Publications, pp. 11-31.
2003 "Tell Mozan (Ancient Urkesh)"
J. Aruz (ed.), Art of the First Cities. The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus
New York and New Haven, pp. 224-227.
2004 "Der monumentale Palasthof von Tall Mozan/Urkeš und die stratigraphische Geschichte des ābi,"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 136, pp. 13-39.
2005 "Urkesh as a Hurrian Religious Center"
Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 47, pp. 27-59.
2007 "Urkesh and the Question of the Hurrian Homeland"
Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences 75/2, pp. 141-150.
2007 "Between Heaven and Hell in Ancient Urkesh"
Backdirt 175, pp. 68-73.
2008 "The Ceramics of Urkesh: Statistics for a Browser Edition"
In D. Bonatz et al. (eds.), Fundstellen Gesammelte Schriften zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altvorderasiens ad honorem Hartmut Kühne, Wiesbaden, pp. 315-326.
2009 "The Great Temple terrace at Urkesh and the lions of Tish-atal"
Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians 18, pp. 33-69.
2014 "... Nor North: The Urkesh Temple Terrace"
In P. Butterlin et al., Mari, ni Est, ni Ouest. Beirut: Institut français du Proche-Orient, pp. 441-461.
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Camatta, P.
forthcoming

"Die Tempelterrasse von Tell Mozan im Vergleich zum mesopotamischen Befund,"
XX (eds.),
Proceedings of the Conference Die Hurritische Überlieferung- Stand und Perspektiven der Forschung, xx, pp. xx.
forthcoming "High Temples in the Northern Mesopotamian Landscape,"
XX (eds.),
Acts of the ICAANE 2012 held in Warsaw, Poland, xx, pp. xx.
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Canby, J.V.
2003

"A Figurine from Urkesh: A 'Darling' from Troy to Mesopotamia,"
Iraq 65, pp. 171-173.
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Chaves Yates, C.
2014

"Neighborhoods in the Outer City of Tell Mozan, Ancient Urkesh: A Case Study from Survey Data"
In F. Buccellati, T. Helms and A. Tamm (eds.), Houses and Households in ancient Mesopotamia. Oxford: Archaeopress, pp. 43-52.
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Collins, B.J.
2004

"A Channel to the Underworld in Syria,"
Near Eastern Archaeology 67:1, pp. 54-56.
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Di Martino, S.
2005

"Tell Mozan / Urkesh: Archeozoologia della Struttura Sotterranea in A12"
Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 47, pp. 67-80.
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Frahm, E.
2014

"Buying local or ancient outsourcing? Locating production of prismatic obsidian blades in Bronze-Age Northern Mesopotamia"
Journal of Archaeological Science 41, pp. 605-621.
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Frahm, E.,
Feinberg, J.M.
2013


"Empires and resources: Central Anatolian obsidian at Urkesh (Tell Mozan, Syria) during the Akkadian period"
Journal of Archaeological Science 40, pp. 1122-1135.
2013 "Environment and collapse: Eastern Anatolian obsidians at Urkesh (Tell Mozan, Syria) and the third-millennium Mesopotamian urban crisis"
Journal of Archaeological Science 40, pp. 1866-1878.
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Frahm, E.,
Nikolaidou, N.,
Kelly-Buccellati, M.
2008



"Using Image Analysis Software to Correlate Sherd Scans in the Field and X-Ray Element Maps in the Laboratory"
Society for Archaeological Science Bulletin 31.2, pp. 8-12.
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Hauser, R.
1998

"The Equids of Urkesh: What the Figurines Say,"
in G.Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati, eds.,
Urkesh and the Hurrians,
Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3
Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 26, Malibu: Undena Publications, pp. 63-74.
2015 "Reading Figurines from Ancient Urkeš (2450 B.C.E.): A New Way of Measuring Archaeological Artifacts, with Implications for Historical Linguistics"
In A. Archi (ed.), Tradition and Innovation in the Ancient Near East. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, pp. 105-120.
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Kelly-Buccellati, M.
1990

"Three Seasons of Excavation at Tell Mozan"
in S. Eichler, M. Wäfler, D. Warburton, Tall al-Hamidiya 2, Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis: Series Archaeologica 6
Göttingen, pp. 119-132.
1990 "A New Third Millennium Sculpture from Mozan"
in A. Leonard and B. Williams, eds.
Essays in Ancient Civilization Presented to Helene J. Kantor
SAOC 47, Chicago, pp. 149-54, Pl. 26.
*1990 "Trade in Metals in the Third Millennium: Northeastern Syria and Eastern Anatolia"
in P. Matthiae, M. Van Loon, and H. Weiss, eds.
Resurrecting the Past: A Joint Tribute to Adnan Bounni
Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 117-130.
1996 "Nuzi Viewed from Urkesh, Urkesh Viewed from Nuzi: Stock Elements and Framing Devices in Northern Syro-Mesopotamia,"
Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians 8, pp. 247-268.
1996 "Seals in Ancient Mesopotamia and Seals of God in Revelation,"
Rivista della Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano 1, pp. 79-100.
1998 "The Workshops of Urkesh,"
in G.Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati, eds.,
Urkesh and the Hurrians,
Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3
Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 26, Malibu: Undena Publications, pp. 35-50.
2002 "Ein hurritischer Gang in die Unterwelt,"
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 134, pp. 131-148.
English version
2004 "Andirons at Urkesh: New Evidence for the Hurrian Identity of Early Trans-Caucasian Culture,"
In A. Sagona (ed.), A View from the Highlands: Archaeological Studies in Honour of Charles Burney, ANES Supplement 12. Herent: Peeters, pp. 67-89.
2005 "Introduction to the Archaeo-zoology of the abi"
Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 47, pp. 61-66.
2005 "Urkesh and the North: Recent Discoveries"
Studies on the Civilization and Culture of the Nuzi and the Hurrians 15, General Studies and Excavations at Nuzi 11/1, pp. 3-28.
2006 "Gilgamesh at Urkesh? Literary Motifs and Iconographic Identification"
In P. Butterlin et al. (eds.) Les Espaces Syro-Mesopotamiens: Dimensions de l'experience humaine au proche-orient ancien, pp. 403-414.
2010 "Mozan/Urkesh in the Late Chalcolithic Period"
In J. Becker, R. Hempelmann, and E. Rehm (eds.), Kulturlandschaft Syrien - Zentrum und Peripherie - Festschrift für Jan-Waalke Meyer, AOAT 371. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, pp. 261-290.
2010 "Uqnitum and Tar'am-Agade, Patronage and Portraiture at Urkesh"
In J.C. Fincke (ed.), Festschrift für Gernot Wilhelm. Dresden: ISLET, pp. 185-202.
2012 "Apprenticeship and Learning from the Ancestors: The Case of Ancient Urkesh"
In W. Wendrich (ed.), Archaeology and apprenticeship: Body Knowledge, Identity and Communities of Practice. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, pp. 203-223.
2013 "Landscape and Spatial Organization: An Essay on Early Urban Settlement Patterns in Urkesh"
In D. Bonatz and L. Martin (eds.), 100 Jahre archäeologische Feldforschungen in Nordost-Syrien. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 149-166.
2015 "Power and Identity Construction in ancient Urkesh"
In P. Ciafardoni & D. Giannessi (eds.), From the Treasures of Syria. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, pp. 111-130.
2016 "Women's Power and Work in Ancient Urkesh"
In S.L. Budin & J.M. Turfa (eds.), Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World. London and New York, pp. 48-63.
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Kelly-Buccellati, M.
Omar, J.
2009


"Urkesh Ceramics from the Palace Area"
Les Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes 47-48 (2004-2005), pp. 45-61.
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Kharobi, A.,
Buccellati, G.,
Courtaud, P.,
Duday, H.
2014




"Le Feu et la Mort: Des Structures de Combustion Associées à des Sépultures à Tell Mozan (Nord-Est de la Syrie) au Bronze Moyen"
Paléorient 40.1, pp. 135-147.
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Maiocchi, M.
2011
[preprint]

"A Hurrian Administrative Tablet from Third Millennium Urkesh"
Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 101, pp. 191-203.
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Recht, L.
2014

"Perfume, women and the underworld in Urkesh: exploring female roles through aromatic substances in the Bronze Age Near East"
Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology 1/2014, pp. 11-24.
2014 "Tell Mozan ceramics: Munsell colours"
Frankfurter elektronische Rundschau zur Altertumskunde 24, pp. 12-46.
2015 "Identifying Sacrifice in Bronze Age Near Eastern Iconography"
In N. Laneri (ed.), Defining the Sacred. Oxford: Oxbow Books, pp. 24-37.
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van Ginneken, P.
2000

"De Hurrieten van Tell Mozan,"
Spiegel Historiael 6, Issue 35, pp. 262-269.
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Zarins, J.,
Hauser, R.
2014


The Domestication of Equidae in Third-Millennium BCE Mesopotamia
CDL Press.
Abstract
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