Lecture 04 uruk to early dynastic period (b)

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Lecture 04 uruk to early dynastic period (b)

  1. 1. HISTORY 26 Lecture Four: From the Uruk Period to the Early Dynastic Period in Mesopotamia
  2. 2. The Neolithic Revolution ( c . 9000 – c . 4000 BC)
  3. 3. The Ancient Near East
  4. 4. Chatal Hüyük – c . 7200 – 6000
  5. 5. Chatal Hüyük – c . 7200 – 6000 <ul><li>Located in central Anatolia (Turkey) </li></ul><ul><li>Rectangular houses of mud brick </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social hierarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialization of room use </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Ancient Near East
  7. 7. Jericho – c . 8000 – 6000 <ul><li>Houses built of stone </li></ul><ul><li>Complex and far-reaching trade networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obsidian </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Neolithic Revolution <ul><li>Hassuna (7th millennium) </li></ul><ul><li>Samarra (late 7th millennium) </li></ul><ul><li>Halaf (6th millennium) </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Neolithic Revolution <ul><li>Samarra Halaf </li></ul>
  10. 10. Spread of Halaf Culture
  11. 11. The Neolithic Revolution <ul><li>Ubaid </li></ul>
  12. 12. Spread of Ubaid Culture
  13. 13. The Urban Revolution ( c . 4000 – c . 3100 BC) The Uruk Period
  14. 14. The Ancient Near East
  15. 15. When a Sumerian deity asks if you are a god, say “yes.”
  16. 17. Uruk (Warka)
  17. 18. Beveled-Rim Bowls
  18. 19. The Uruk Period <ul><li>Uruk Vase (3000 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Cylinder Seal (3300 - 2900 BC) </li></ul>
  19. 20. Eanna District (Uruk IV)
  20. 21. Eanna District (Uruk IV)
  21. 22. Anu District (Uruk III)
  22. 23. Anu District (Uruk III)
  23. 24. Anu District (Uruk III)
  24. 25. The Development of Cuneiform <ul><li>Administrative Tablets (3100 - 2900 BC) </li></ul>
  25. 26. The Development of Cuneiform
  26. 27. The Ancient Near East
  27. 28. Uruk Expansion and Retraction <ul><li>Susa and Susiana </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Mesopotamia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Habuba Kabira </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell Brak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tepe Gawra </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uruk III/Jemdet Nasr ( c . 3100 - 2900 BC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proto-Elamite culture (Susiana) </li></ul></ul>

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