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    DescriptionIn Near Eastern studies, it has come to be accepted by many as fact that predynastic trade routes connected Egypt and Mesopotamia. The case for such trade routes, however, has until recently largely been based upon the two regions' shared influences rather than on archaeological evidence. In "From Egypt to Mesopotamia", Samuel Mark ferrets out the two possible trade routes between these two vastly different cultures. Ancient shipwreck sites and recently discovered artifacts allow Mark to delineate avenues of trade between Egypt and Mesopotamia. Taking to task previous studies that describe the Egypt-Mesopotamia trade connection as being one between two homogeneous cultures, Mark focuses on the variety of cultural differences, rather than their shared similarities, to map the infusion of these cultures. Scholars, students, and nautical archeology and Egyptology enthusiasts will appreciate this probing, fascinating trek through sea, sand, and time, unfolding the development of trade routes in the East.


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    Title
    From Egypt to Mesopotamia
    Subtitle
    A Study of Predynastic Trade Routes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel Mark
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585445301
    ISBN 10: 1585445304
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBTM
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJF1, HDD
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000, SOC002000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: GN
    BISAC V2.8: BUS026000, HIS002000, BUS035000, SOC002010
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAM
    DC22: 382.09394
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG, NKD, NHTM
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    1 b&w photo, 43 line drawings, 14 maps, 2 tables, bib., index
    Publisher
    Texas A & M University Press
    Imprint name
    Texas A & M University Press
    Publication date
    30 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    College Station
    Author Information
    SAMUEL MARK holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Texas A&M University in College Station. He currently teaches nautical and classical archaeology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. He is the author of Homeric Seafaring, also published by Texas A&M University Press.