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By Barbara Ann Kipfer

ISBN-10: 1441933220

ISBN-13: 9781441933225

ISBN-10: 1475751338

ISBN-13: 9781475751338

A sleek, entire compilation of greater than 7,000 entries overlaying subject matters, options, and discoveries in archaeology written in nontechnical language and adapted to fulfill the desires of execs, scholars and normal readers. the most topic components comprise artifacts; branches of archaeology, chronology; tradition; beneficial properties; natural world; geography; geology; language; humans; comparable fields; websites; constructions; recommendations and strategies; phrases and theories; and tools.

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Aniba: The site of a cemetery and settlement in Lower Nubia, founded as an Egyptian fortress in the Middle Kingdom (2055-1650 Be). It is near the gold-mining region of Nubia. (syn. ancient Miam) Animal Style: A term describing a type of art whose themes were animals and that arose among nomads of the Eurasian steppes, including the Scythians, who moved from southern Russia into the territory between the Don and the Danube and even made incursions into the Near East. During the 6th-4th centuries Be, this style appeared on shaped, pierced plaques made of gold and other materials, which showed running or fighting animals (reindeer, lions, tiger, horses) alone or in pairs facing each other.

The earliest assemblages may be of Middle Pleistocene date, and the industry may have continued into the early Holocene. The Early Anyathian had single-edged core implements associated with crude flake implements. In the Late Anyathian, smaller and better made core and flake artifacts are found. Anza: A large settlement of the First Neolithic and Early Vinca periods of Macedonia near the Bregnalnica River. Excavations have revealed a four-phase occupation c. 53004200 Be. There was cultivation of emmer and wheat as well as some herding.

Aniba: The site of a cemetery and settlement in Lower Nubia, founded as an Egyptian fortress in the Middle Kingdom (2055-1650 Be). It is near the gold-mining region of Nubia. (syn. ancient Miam) Animal Style: A term describing a type of art whose themes were animals and that arose among nomads of the Eurasian steppes, including the Scythians, who moved from southern Russia into the territory between the Don and the Danube and even made incursions into the Near East. During the 6th-4th centuries Be, this style appeared on shaped, pierced plaques made of gold and other materials, which showed running or fighting animals (reindeer, lions, tiger, horses) alone or in pairs facing each other.

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