Integrative approaches to the archaeology and history of Kültepe-Kaneš : Kültepe, 4-7 August, 2017

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Full title: Integrative approaches to the archaeology and history of Kültepe-Kaneš : Kültepe, 4-7 August, 2017 / edited by Fikri Kulakoǧlu, Cécile Michel & Güzel Öztürk.
Corporate Authors: Kültepe International Meeting Kanesh, Extinct city, Turkey). (Creator)
Other authors: Kulakoğlu, Fikri, (Editor)
Michel, Cécile, (Editor)
Öztürk, Güzel, 1985- (Editor)
Format: Book           


Physical Description: xvii, 254 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Summary: This third volume of the Kültepe International Meetings (KIM) series draws together multidisciplinary approaches to the archaeology and history of complex urban sites using Kültepe-Kanesh as a case study, with particular emphasis on Bronze Age material.00The 3rd Kültepe International Meeting aimed at exploring multidisciplinary approaches to the archaeology and history of complex urban sites using Kültepe-Kanesh as a case study. As a result, the conference proceedings involve a wide variety of disciplines: archaeology, ceramics, paleobotany, paleoecology, palynology, archaeometallurgy, geo- and archaeo-magnetism, art history, philology, history, computer science, and last but not least, videogame design. Indeed, the aim of the Kültepe International Meetings (KIM) is to facilitate the dialogue between these different disciplines and to combine their data in order to build an accurate view of Kültepe and its environment. The 3rd KIM more than fulfilled this goal, demonstrating once again how Kültepe functions as an international experimental laboratory in which disciplines and sub-disciplines can be tested, improved, and developed. All the contributions presented here provide a good overview of the ongoing multidisciplinary studies being carried out at Kültepe and Central Anatolia.