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Selected Publications

2013
Osborne J.F (2013) Sovereignty and territoriality in the city-state: A case study for the Amuq Valley, Turkey. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 32:774-790.

2012
Denel, E. (2012) Tayinat Höyük'ün Yeni Aslani. Mesa ve Yaşam 57:29-31.

Harrison, T.P. (2012) West Syrian megaron or Neo-Assyrian Langraum? The Shifting Form and Function of the Tell Taʿyīnāt (Kunulua) Temples. Pp. 3–21 in Temple Building and Temple Cult. Architecture and Cultic Paraphernalia of Temples in the Levant (2.–1. Mill. B.C.E.). ed. J. Kamlah and H. Michelau. Abhandlungen des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 41. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

.Harrison, T.P. (2012) Lion-Adorned Monumental Gate Complex Unearthed at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. The Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation Bulletin 55 (February): 6.

Harrison, T.P., Denel, E., and Batiuk, S. (2012) Tayinat Kazıları ve Araştırmaları

Harrison, T.P. and Osborne J.F (2012) Building XVI and the Neo-Assyrian Sacred Precinct at Tell Tayinat. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 64:125-143.

Lauinger, J. (2012) Esarhaddon's Succession Treaty at Tell Tayinat: Text and Commentary. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 64:87-123.

Osborne J.F (2012) Communicating Power in the Bit-Hilani Palace. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 368:29-66.

2011
Harrison, T.P. (2011) Tell Tayinat's Great Lion. bout de papier 26:2 (Fall/Winter):19.

Harrison, T.P. (2011) Temples, Tablets and the Neo-Assyrian Provincial Capital of Kinalia. Journal of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 6:29-37.

Janeway, B. (2011) Mycenaean bowls at 12th/11th century BC Tell Tayinat (Amuq Valley). Pp. 167-185 in On Cooking Pots, Drinking Cups, Loomweights and Ethnicity in Bronze Age Cyprus and Neighbouring Regions, ed. V. Karageorghis and O. Kouka. Nicosia: A.G. Leventis Foundation.

Lauinger, J. (2011) Some Preliminary Thoughts on the Tablet collection in Builiding XVI from Tell Tayinat. Journal of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 6:5-14.

Roames, J. (2011) The Early Iron Age Metal Workshop at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Pp. 149-55 in Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IX: Volume 1319 (MRS Proceedings), ed. P. Vandiver, W. Li, J.L. Ruvalcaba Sil, C. Reedy and L. Frame. Cambridge University Press.

Welton, L. (2011) The Amuq Plain and Tell Tayinat in the Third Millennium BCE: The Historical and Socio-Political Context. Journal of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 6:15-27.

Welton, L., Batiuk, S., Harrison, T.P., with contributions by Lipovitch, D. and Capper, M. (2011) Tell Tayinat in the Late Third Millennium. Recent investigations of the Tayinat Archaeological Project, 2008-2010. Anatolica 37:147-185.

2010
Harrison, T.P. (2010) The Late Bronze/Early Iron Age Transition in the Northern Orontes Valley. Pp. 83-102 in Societies in Transition. Evolutionary Processes in the Northern Levant between Late Bronze Age II and Early Iron Age, ed. F. Venturi. Bologna: CLUEB.

Harrison, T.P. (2010) Tayinat Höyüğü: Arkeoloji Projesi 2009. Hatay 32: 36-37. [H. Pamir, Turkish translation]

Harrsion, T.P. (2010) Tell Tayinat: Patina Kralliğ'nin Başkenti. Aktüel Arkeoloji Dergisi 16: 78-85.

2009
Harrison, T. P. (2009) Lifting the Veil on a “Dark Age”: Ta‛yinat and the North Orontes Valley During the Early Iron Age. Pp. 171-184 in Exploring the Longue Durée: Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager, ed. D. Schloen. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Harrison, T. P. (2009) Neo-Hittites in the “Land of Palistin”: Renewed Investigations at Tell Ta‛yinat on the Plain of Antioch. Near Eastern Archaeology 72 (4):174-189.

2008
Harrison, T.P. (2008) Amik Ovasi'ndaki Patina Geç Hitit Kralligi'nin Baskenti: Tayinat Höyüğü. Hatay 14: 18-22. [H. Pamir, Turkish translation]

Janeway, B. (2008) The Nature and Extent of Aegean Contact at Tell Ta‛yinat and Vicinity in the Early Iron Age: Evidence of the Sea Peoples? Scripta Mediterranea XXVII-XXVIII: 123-146.

Lipovitch, D. (2008) Modeling a Mycenaean Menu: Can Aegean Populations Be Defined in Near Eastern Contexts Based on Their Diet? Scripta Mediterranea XXVII-XXVIII: 147-159.

2007
Batiuk, S. (2007) Ancient Landscapes of the Amuq: Geoarchaeological Surveys of the Amuq Valley: 1999-2006. Journal of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 2:51-57.

Harrison, T.P. (2007) Neo-Hittites in the North Orontes Valley: Recent Investigations at Tell Ta‛yinat. Journal of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 2:59-68.

2005
Batiuk, S., Harrison, T.P. and Pavlish, L. (2005) The Ta‛yinat Survey, 1999-2002. Pp. 171-192 in The Amuq Valley Regional Projects, Volume 1. Surveys in the Plain of Antioch and Orontes Delta, Turkey, 1995-2002, ed. K.A. Yener. Chicago: Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.

Harrison, T.P. (2005) The Neo-Assyrian Governer’s Residence at Tell Ta‛yinat. Bulletin of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies 40:23-33.

2001
Harrison, T.P. (2001) Tell Ta‛yinat and the Kingdom of Unqi. Pp. 115-32 in The World of the Arameans II: Studies in History and Archaeology of Paul-Eugène Dion, ed. P.M. M. Daviau, J. W. Wevers, and M. Weigl. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement 325. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Selected Presentations

2014
Batiuk, S. (2014)  Excavating “the Kingdom of idols”: New Discoveries from the University of Toronto's Excavations at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Presented at American Institute of Archaeology, Ottawa Chapter. Ottawa, Canada.

2013
Janeway, B. (2013) "Cultural Transition as Reflected in the Aegean Pottery at Tell Tayinat". Presented at American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, November 2013. Baltimore, MD.

Lauinger, J. (2013) Neo-Assyrian Scribes, ‘Esarhaddon’s Succession Treaty,’ and the Dynamics of Textual Mass Production. Presented at Texts and Contexts: Approaches to Textual Transmission in the Cuneifrom World, The John Hopkins University. Baltimore MD.

Lauinger, J. (2013) Observing Neo-Assyrian Scribes at Work: The Production of the Manuscripts of the So-Called “Esarhaddon’s Succession Treaty.”  Presented at Observing the Scribe at Work: Knowledge Transfer and Scribal Professionalism  in Pre-Typographic Societies, 2013 Conference of the Australian Research Council project “Knowledge Transfer and Administrative Professionalism in a Pre-Typographic Society: Observing the Scribe at Work in Roman and Early Islamic Egypt,” Macquarie University.  Sydney, Australia.

Welton, L., Batiuk S. (2013) “Settlement in the Amuq Plain in the Early Bronze Age”, Presented at American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, November 2013. Baltimore, MD.

Welton, L. (2013) “Reconstructing Identities in a Dark Age: The Regeneration of Northern Levantine Society in the Early Iron Age”, Presented at UBC CNERS Departmental Seminar Series, Vancouver, BC.

Welton, L. (2013) "Social Regeneration and Identity Formation in the Early Iron Age: The View from the Northern Levant”, Presented at SFU Seminar Series, Vancouver, BC.

2012
Batiuk, S., Harrison, T. (2012) "Results of the 2011-2012 Seasons at Tell Tayinat" Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago, Il.

Batiuk, S. (2012) Anatolian and Aegean influences in the 12th and 11th Centuries in the Amuq: The Iron I Sequence at Tell Tayinat. The Recent Archaeological Investigations in the Amuq Valley of Hatay. Presented at the Amuq Workshop, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Janeway, B. (2012) "A 'Mixed Multitude' at Tell Tayinat? Evidence from the Early Iron Age Krater Assembage." Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago, Il.

Lauinger, J. (2012) Esarhaddon’s Succession Treaty at Tell Tayinat:  A Biographical Sketch.  Presented at the invited session on Assyriology and the Bible:  Ancient Near Eastern Treaties, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting  Chicago, IL.

Lauinger, J. (2012) The Neo-Assyrian Treaty Tradition:  Defining Contexts, Describing Audiences.  Presented at Staatsverträge des Alten Vorderasien: Überlieferung – Funktion – Rechtshistorische Perspektive, International Max Planck Research School for Comparative Legal History/Institut für Rechtsgeschichte der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main/Institut für Altorientalische Philologie und Vorderasiatische Altertumskunde der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster.  Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Lauinger, J. (2012) The Neo-Assyrian State at Tell Tayinat:  Cuneiform Tablets from the Tayinat Archaeological Project’s 2009 Season.  Presented at the 58th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale.  Leiden, Netherlands.

Lauinger, J. (2012) Archive, Library, or Something Else?  The Collection of Cuneiform Texts from the 2009 Season at Tell Tayinat.  Presented at the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania.  Philadelphia, PA.

Lauinger, J. (2012) The Treaty in the Temple: The Social Settings of The Vassal Treaties of Esarhaddon.  Presented at Double stories – Double lives: Reflecting on Textual Objects in the Pre-Print world, Yale University.  New Haven, CT.

Roames, J. (2012) "The metal Workshop at Tell Tayinat, Turkey: A case Study in the rise of Iron Production" Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Chicago, Il.

Welton, L. (2012) "Reconsidering the Early Bronze Age Amuq Sequence".Presented at the Northern Levantine Workshop for Associated Regional Chronologies of the Ancient Near East (ARCANE). Florence, Italy.

Welton, L. (2012)   “Local Production in a World of Interdependent Consumption: A Petrographic Case Study from the Amuq Plain” Presented in Think Global, Act Local: Material Interaction and Integration in the Mediterranean World, RCAC Mini-Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey.

Welton, L. (2012) “Ongoing Investigations into the Third Millennium BC at Tell Tayinat: Results of the 2009-2011 Seasons”, Presented at The Recent Archaeological Investigations in the Amuq Region of Hatay, Koç University, March 2012. Istanbul, Turkey.

2011
Janeway, B. (2011) "Mycenaean Bowls at Early Iron Age Tell Tayinat (Amuq Valley)". Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, San Fransisco, CA..

Lauinger, J. (2011) A New Manuscript of Esarhaddon’s Succession Treaty from Tell Tayinat and Its Contexts.  Presented at the 221st Meeting of the American Oriental Society.  Chicago, IL.

2010
The annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Saturday, 20 November 2010. Atlanta, GA..
TAYINAT ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROJECT: RECENT INVESTIGATIONS IN THE 'LAND OF PALISTIN'

Batiuk, S.    Seeing Through Silt: Results of Remote Sensing at Tell Tayinat.
Welton, L.    Tell Tayinat During the Early Bronze Age: Results of the 2008-2010 Seasons
Janeway, B. The Early Iron Age at Tell Tayinat
Osborne , J. Spatial Analysis and the Nature of Political Authority in the Syro-Hittite City-State: the Evidence from Patina/Unqi
Lauinger, J.  Cuneiform Texts from the 2009 Season at Tell Tayinat
Dessel, J.P.  Late Iron Age Tayinat: The Field 5 Excavations

The annual symposium of The Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies / La Société canadienne des études mésopotamiennes, Saturday, 2 October 2010. Toronto, ON.
CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATION: RECENT DISCOVERIES AT TAYINAT ON THE ORONTES
CARREFOUR DE CIVILISATIONS: RĖCENTES DĖCOUVERTES À TAYINAT SUR L‘ORONTE

Welton, L. Tayinat in the Late 3rd Millennium BC
Janeway, B. Sea Peoples and Neo-Hittites in the ‘Land of Palistin’                 
Harrison, T. Temples, Tablets and Assyrian Imperialism at Tayinat              
Lauinger, J. Some Preliminary Thoughts on the Tablet Collection in Temple XVI, Jacob Lauinger, Johns Hopkins University

Batiuk, S. (2010) Seeing Through Silt: Results of Remote Sensing at Tell Tayinat. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Atlanta, GA

Batiuk, S. (2010) Forging Identity in the Dark: Understanding Early Iron Age State Regeneration at Tell Tayinat. Presented at the Dept of Near Eastern Studies. Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD.

Batiuk, S. (2010) New Material from the EB Levels at Tell Tayinat. Presented at ARCANE Northern Levant Regional Meeting. Florence, Italy.

Capper, M. (2010) The Palaeoethnobotanical Remains from Tell Tayinat. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Dessel, J.P. (2010) New Excavations at Tell Tayinat:  An Iron Age Kingdom in Southeast
Turkey. Presented at the Department of Near Eastern Studies 2009-10 Colloquia. University
of Michigan Ann Arbor.

Dessel, J.P. (2010) Tell Tayinat, Turkey: The Origins and Organization of Small-scale States in the Iron Age Levant. Presented at The Ancient Near East in the 12th-10th Centuries BCE: Culture and Histroy. University of Haifa.

Harrison, T.P. (2010) Recent Discoveries at Tell Tayinat on the Orontes. Presented at 7ICAANE. Fieldwork and Recent Research. London, England.

Janeway, B. (2010) Of Potters and Weavers: Intrusive Acculturation at Tell Ta‘yinat in the Early Iron Age. Presented at the International Archaeological Symposium. Nicosia, Cyprus.

Lipovitch, D. (2010) A Preliminary Report on the Faunal Remains from the 2004-2009 Excavations at Tell Ta’yinat, Turkey. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Osborne, J. (2010) Ancient Conceptions of Political Territory: A View from the Iron Age Kingdom of Patina. Presented at the American Research Institute of Turkey. Ankara, Turkey

Osborne, J. (2010) The State and its Region in Past and Present: Territoriality in the Iron Age Kingdom of Patina. Presented at Bilkent University. Ankara

Roames, J. (2010). The Early Iron Age Metal Workshop at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Presented at the Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston, MA. (awarded Best Student Paper in Archaeological Science for Symposium WW)

Roames, J. (2010). Why Iron Was Used in the Early Iron Age. Presented at the Graduate Student Symposium of the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. University of Toronto.

2009
Batiuk, S. (2009) The Tell Tayinat Excavations 2007–2009. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Roames, J. (2009). The Early Iron Age Metal Workshop at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Roames, J. (2009) The Metal Workshop at Tell Tayinat, Turkey. Presented at the World of Iron Conference. Natural History Museum in London, England.

2008
Janeway, B. (2008) What’s in a Face? A Painted Sherd from Tell Ta‘yinat in the Tradition of Mycenaean Pictorial Vase Painting. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meetings. Boston, MA.

Janeway, B. (2008) Tell Ta‘yinat: Seventy Years of Finds from a Neo-Hittite Capital in Eastern Turkey. Presented at the AIA Regional Meeting. University of Akron, OH.

Roames, J. (2008) Forging Fer-ness: The Impact of Iron on the Near Eastern Proletariat. Presented at the Graduate Student Symposium of the Department of Near and MiddleEastern Civilizations. University of Toronto.

Roames, J. (2008) The Metal Industry in the Northern Levant during the Early Iron Age. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association. Trent University.

2007
Dessel, J.P. (2007) New Excavations at Tell Tayinat: An Iron Age Kingdom in Southeast Turkey. Presented at the East Tennessee Chapter of the AIA. Knoxville, TN.

Janeway, B. (2007) Dating the Early Iron Age at Tell Ta‘yinat, Turkey: Preliminary Results from Ceramic Analysis. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meetings. San Diego, CA.

Osborne J. (2007) Excavations at the Aramean Capital of Kunalua in the Plain of Antioch. Presented in the Harvard Semitic Museum Lecture Series. Harvard University.

Roames, J. (2007) The State of Metalworking in Syria during the Early Iron Age. Presented at the Graduate Student Symposium of the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. University of Toronto.

2006
Janeway, B. (2006) The Nature and Extent of Aegean Contact at Tell Ta‘yinat and Vicinity in the Early Iron Age: Evidence of Sea Peoples? Presented at the ASOR Annual Meetings. Washington, D.C.

Osborne J. (2006) The Archaeology of the Amuq in the Iron Age: Ethnicity in a Cultural Crossroad. Presented in the Harvard University Archaeology Wing Seminar Series. Harvard University.

 

Selected Posters

Deng, D., Khaled, K., LeBlanc, P., Lee, J., Nizami, R., Pascua, D., Bank, C. (2010) Geophysical Investigation at an Archaeological Site by Magnetometry and Resistivity: Tell Ta'yinat, South Eastern Turkey. Presented at the Ottawa Undergraduate Research Poster Competition (OURPC). Ottawa, ON.

Capper, M. (2010) "In Their Words: Using  Ancient Written Sources to Interpret the Palaeobotanical Remains of 
Tell Tayinat, Turkey"
. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology. Victoria, BC. (co-recipient of the 2010 Best Ethnobiology Poster Award).

Lumb, D., Roames J. Snow, H. and Welton, L. (2008) Tayinat Archaeological Project: Sea Peoples, Neo-Hittites, and Assyrians on the Plain of Antioch. Presented at the ASOR Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

 

 

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