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ON THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN SACRIFICE IN NORTHERN MESOPOTAMIA IN THE PRE-POTTERY NEOLITHIC

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Paleoanthropological materials, along with the art and architectural evidence, are analyzed. Data on the general trend of ritual practices in Northern Mesopotamia and adjacent regions of the Fertile Crescent area in the period of transition to the sedentary way of life, and the new subsistence strategies in the Early Holocene, are considered. Ethnographic data on the stadially related cultures are used as supplemental material.

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T. V. Kornienko
Voronezh State Pedagogical University, Lenina 86, Voronezh, 394043, Russia
Russian Federation


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Kornienko T.V. ON THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN SACRIFICE IN NORTHERN MESOPOTAMIA IN THE PRE-POTTERY NEOLITHIC. Archaeology, Ethnology & Anthropology of Eurasia. 2015;43(3):42-49. (In Russ.)

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