This volume is a major contribution to the field of Near Eastern
archaeology and is required reading for anyone interested in
ancient Mesopotamia.'--Michael D Danti "BASOR, 331, 2003 "
a rich and well produced and richly illustrated volume, '--D J W Meijer "Bibliotheca Orientalis, 61, 2004 "
beautifully and carefully produced and richly illustrated.'--Michael Roaf "Antiquity, 2005 "
An indispensable volume that will help to conceptually change the intellecutual landscape of the study of the third millennium B.C.'--Near East Archaeological Society Bulletin, 1999
a fitting legacy for D. Oates: an accessible and holistic analysis of a site whose significant evidence for regional interaction and chronology makes it essential to scholars of many fields interested in the third millennium of the ancient Near East.'--Alexis Boutin "Religious Studies Review, 2004 "