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The agroecology of an early state: New results from Hattusha

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The discovery of a large underground silo complex with spectacular intact grain stores at the Late Bronze Age Hittite capital of Hattusha in Turkey provides a unique snapshot of the mobilisation of crop production by the Hittite state. A combination of primary archaeobotanical analysis, crop stable isotope determinations and functional weed ecology reveals new insights into Hittite cultivation strategies, featuring a range of relatively low-input, extensive production regimes for hulled wheat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.15184/aqy.2020.172

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Sub department:
Archaeology Institute
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6716-8890
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Antiquity Journal website
Volume:
94
Issue:
377
Pages:
1204-1223
Publication date:
2020-09-10
Acceptance date:
2020-01-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-1744
ISSN:
0003-598X
Source identifiers:
1083166
Language:
English
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pubs:1083166
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uuid:e44ea5a3-957a-4261-9dc6-f0b0b8a8def1
Local pid:
pubs:1083166
Deposit date:
2020-01-17

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