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abacus

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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37 words

[Ar]

The uppermost member of a capital, set atop a pillar, and, on classical buildings, in contact with the bottom

῾Abbasid Caliphate

῾Abbasid Caliphate   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan

Abbasids

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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18 words

[CP]

An Arab dynasty descended from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad, who supplanted the Umayyads in ad 750.

Abbeville, France

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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64 words

[Si]

A gravel pit in the 45 m gravel terrace of the Somme Valley, France, from which numerous handaxes were obtained

Abbevillian

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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39 words

[CP]

Now obsolete, this term was originally proposed by Abbé Breuil in ad 1939 to describe the pre‐Acheulian flint

abbey

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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1 [De] A community of monks or nuns ruled by an abbot or abbess.

2 [MC] A general term used

ABC Model

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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115 words

[De]

A scheme for the cultural history of the British Iron Age first proposed by Christopher Hawkes in 1931,

Abejas Phase

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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[CP]

Fourth main phase of activity in the Tehuacán Valley of Mexico, dating to the period 4300–3000bc, marked

Abel, Félix-Marie

Abel, Félix-Marie (1878–1953)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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(1878–1953), professor

of history and geography at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem from 1905 to

Abercrombie Caves

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Kenneth Morgan

Dictionary Plus Archaeology

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2016
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74 words

A series of limestone arch caves situated in the Central West region of New South Wales. The caves were officially

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