G. Buccellati, 2002-2010 & L. Recht, 2013-
Last updated September 2016

Dissertations and theses

     Listed below are doctoral dissertations and other theses that deal with Urkesh and/or use data from our excavations at Tell Mozan.



James Walker
Stratigraphic Analysis of the Unit A9 Excavations at Tell Mozan, Syria
A Thesis presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School, University of Missouri, Columbia
In partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts.
Dr. Ralph Rowlett, Thesis Supervisor.
December 2003.


Ellery Edward Frahm
The Bronze-Age obsidian industry at Tell Mozan (Ancient Urkesh), Syria: Redeveloping electron microprobe analysis for 21st-Century sourcing research and the implications for obsidian use and exchange in Northern Mesopotamia after the neolithic
University of Minnesota PhD
October 2010.


Caitlin Chaves Yates
Beyond the Mound: Locating Complexity in Northern Mesopotamia during the 'Second Urban Revolution'
Boston University, Department of Archaeolgy PhD
Prof. Chris Roosevelt, Thesis Supervisor.
January 2014.


Federico Buccellati
Three-Dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context
Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Jan-Waalke Meyer, Thesis Supervisor.
February 2014.

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