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North Versus South, Mesopotamian Style

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Science  09 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5779, pp. 1458-1463
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5779.1458

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HAMOUKAR, SYRIA-- A solid tenet of archaeology is that civilization first sprang to life in the cities of southern Mesopotamia. But was there a parallel--or even earlier--development of urban culture to the north? (Read more.)