In the Field: Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria

Investigating the Origins of Imperialism at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria

By: Merel Brüning, research assistant to Dr. Bleda Düring

In 2011, Dr. Bleda Düring of the Faculty of Archaeology in Leiden, obtained a European Research Council Starting Grant for his project “Consolidating Empire – Reconstructing Hegemonic Practices of the Middle Assyrian Empire at the Late Bronze Age Fortified Estate of Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, ca. 1230 – 1180 BC”. Continue reading In the Field: Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria