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The Uruk Expansion: Cross Cultural Exchange in Early Mesopotamian Civilization
Guillermo Algaze in Current Anthropology Volume 30:5:1989 (571-608)

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Another intrusive Mesopotamian enclave is found at Nineveh. This settlement too was established in a preexisting regional center. Kuyunjik, the larger mound of Nineveh, has yielded a full repertoire of Uruk material culture. Indeed the extensive deposits of the Uruk Period make it likely that the southern Mesopotamian occupation of Nineveh may have closely approximated in size the 40 odd hectare extent of Kuyunjik itself ...

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