Publications

July 1, 2015

Below is a complete listing of publications related to the Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Expedition. This list is organized chronologically from most recent to oldest publication. Within each year, the order of the publications is alphabetical by primary author's last name. Our principal preliminary report series for the Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Expedition was published in the journal Anatolica through the NINO in Leiden, Nederlands. The menu to the right provides separate lists of publications by theme or venue.

2015

Foley, A. L.
2015 Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Medieval Ziyaret Tepe (Southeastern Turkey) M.A. thesis. The Ohio State University.


Matney, T., T. Greenfield, K. Köroğlu, J. MacGinnis, L. Proctor, M. Rosenzweig and D. Wicke
2015 “Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakır Province, Turkey, 2011-2014 Seasons” Anatolica 41: XX-XX.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, D. Wicke, K. Köroğlu
2015 “Sixteenth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2013 Season” Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 36(1): 255-272.

2014

Greenfield, T.
2014 Feeding Empires: The Political Economy of a Neo-Assyrian Provincial Capital Through the Analysis of Zooarchaeological Remains. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Cambridge.


MacGinnis, J., M. W. Monroe, D. Wicke and T. Matney
2014 “Artefacts of Cognition: the Use of Clay Tokens in a Neo-Assyrian Provincial Administration” Cambridge Archaeology Journal 24(2): 289-306.


MacGinnis, J., M. W. Monroe, D. Wicke and T. Matney
2014 “Administrative Tokens from the First Millennium BC” Aktüel Arkeoloji 11 (Autumn): 16-18.


MacGinnis, J., M. W. Monroe, D. Wicke and T. Matney
2014 “Hesap Taşları: MÖ 1. Binyılın Kayıt Sistemi” Aktüel Arkeoloji 41 (Eylül-Ekim): 14-16.


MacGinnis J., T. Matney, K. Köroğlu, K. Sauer and J. Dosch
2014 “Operations in the lower town of Ziyaret Tepe, 2010 and 2011” In, P. Bieliński, M. Gawlikowski, R. Koliński, D. Ławecka, A. Sołtysiaka and Z. Wygnańska, (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East 30 April - 4 May 2012, University of Warsaw. Volume 2: Excavation and Progress Reports, Posters. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. Pp. 34-41.


Matney, T.
2014 “Early Iron Age Town and Village Life in the Upper Tigris River Valley of Southeastern Turkey” In, P. Bieliński, M. Gawlikowski, R. Koliński, D. Ławecka, A. Sołtysiaka and Z. Wygnańska, (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East 30 April - 4 May 2012, University of Warsaw. Volume 1. Plenary Sessions, Township and Villages, High and Low – The Minor Arts for the Elite and for the Populace. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. Pp. 155-164.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, D. Wicke, K. Köroğlu
2014 “Fifteenth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2012 Season” Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 35(3): 329-341.


Rosenzweig, M.
2014 Imperial Environments: the Politics of Agricultural Practices at Ziyaret Tepe, Turkey in the First Millennium BCE. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Chicago.

2013

Greenfield, T., D. Wicke and T. Matney
2013 “Integration and interpretation of architectural and faunal evidence from Assyrian Tušhan, Turkey” Bioarchaeology of the Near East 7: 1-26.


Greenfield-Jongsma, T. and H. Greenfield
2013 “Bronze and Iron Age Subsistence Changes in the Upper Tigris: Zooarchaeology of Operation E at Ziyaret Tepe, South-Eastern Turkey.” In, V. Linseele, B. De Cupere, W. Van Neer, J. Driessen, and B. Arbuckle (eds.)Proceedings of the ICAZ-SW Asia Symposium, Brussels, June 28-30, 2011. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement Series, vol. XX. Leuven: Peeters Press> Pp. 121-144.


Matney, T., K. Köroğlu, J. MacGinnis and D. Wicke
2013 "Ziyaret Tepe/Tushan'da Arkeolojik Araştırmalara Bir Bakış / Overview of Archaeological Invertigations at Ziyaret Tepe/ Tushan" In, Kültür Varlıkları ve Müzeler Genel Müdürlüğü, Diyarbakır Müze Müdürlüğü (eds.), Ilısu Barajı ve Hes Projesi Arkeolojik Kazıları 2004-2008 Çalışmaları / The Ilısu Dam and Hep Project Excavations Season 2004-2008. Diyarbakır: Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı Kültür Varlıkları ve Müzeler Genel Müdürlüğü. Pp. 303-330.


Matney, T.
2013 “The Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age Transition: A Perspective from the Upper Tigris River” In, A. Yener, editor, Across the Border: Late Bronze-Iron Age Relations between Syria and Anatolia. Leuven: Peeters Press. Pp. 329-348.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, D. Wicke, K. Köroğlu
2013 “Fourteenth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2011 Season” Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 34(1): 241-252.


Wicke, D.
2013 “Itti nišē amnūšunūti – ‘Zu den Leuten Assyriens zählte ich sie’. Beobachtungen zum kulturellen Austausch am Oberen Tigris in neuassyrischer Zeit” In, T. Kämmerer and S. Rogge, (eds.) Patterns of Urban Societies Acta Antiqua Mediterranea et Orientalia 2. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag. Pp. 233-254.


Wicke, D. and T. Greenfield
2013 “The ‘Bronze Palace’ at Ziyaret Tepe: Preliminary Remarks on the Architecture and Faunal Analysis” In, D. Kertain and P. A. Miglus, (eds.) New Research on Assyrian Palaces. Conference at Heidelberg, January 22, 2011. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag. Pp. 63-82.

2012

Bartl, P.
2012 “Giricano and Ziyaret Tepe: Two Middle Bronze Age sites in the Upper Tigris Region” In, N. Laneri, P. Pfälzner and S. Valentini (eds.) Looking North. The Socioeconomic Dynamics of Northern Mesopotamian and Anatolian Regions during the Late Third and Early Second Millenium BC. Studien zur Urbanisierung Nordmesopotamiens, Serie D, Supplementa, Band 1. Wiesbaden Pp.175-191.


Ertepinar, P., C.G. Langereis, A.J., Biggin, M. Frangipane, T. Matney, T. Ökse, A. Engin
2012 “Archaeomagnetic study of five mounds from Northern Mesopotamia between 2500 and 750 BCE: Further evidence for an extremely strong geomagnetic field ca. 3000 years ago” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 357/358: 84-98.


MacGinnis, J.
2012 “Evidence for a Peripheral Language in a Neo-Assyrian Tablet from the Governor’s Palace in Tuşhan” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 71(1): 13-20.


MacGinnis, J.
2012 "Population and Identity in the Assyrian Empire: A Case Study" In, Ö Cetrez, S. Donabed and A. Makko (eds.) The Assyrian Heritage – Threads of Continuity and Influence Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliennsis. Pp. 131-153.


MacGinnis, J.
2012 “Artefact of the Month: the Ziyaret Tepe Tablet” Archaeology Sept./Oct.: 68.


MacGinnis, J.
2012 “A Clay Tablet's Mysterious Language” Time Magazine: 100 New Scientific Discoveries Pp. 109-110.


MacGinnis, J., T. Matney, K. Köroğu, D. Wicke
2012 “Before the Flood: Startling finds from the Tigris Basin” Current World Archaeology Magazine 50: 31-37.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, D. Wicke
2012 “Thirteenth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2010 Season” Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 33(4): 231-250.


Matney, T., D. Wicke, J. MacGinnis and K. Köroğlu
2012 "Uncovering a Provincial Capital of the Assyrian Empire: The Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Expedition 1997-2010" In, R. Matthews and J. Curtis (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East 12-16 April 2010, the British Museum and UCL, London Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. Pp. 313-324.


Rainville, L.
2012 "Household Matters: Techniques for Understanding Assyrian Houses" In B. Parker and C. Foster (eds.) New Perspectives on Household Archaeology Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns. Pp. 139-164.


Wicke, D.
2012 “Neuassyrischer Text gibt Hinweise auf eine bislang unbekannte Sprache” Antike Welt 4: 6.

2011

Dissard, L., M. Rosenzweig and T. Matney
2011 "Beyond Ethics: Considerations in Problematizing Community Involvement and Outreach in Archaeological Practice" Archaeological Review from Cambridge 26(2): 59-70.


MacGinnis, J., T. Matney, K. Köroğlu, and D. Wicke
2011 "Before the Flood: Startling Finds from the Tigris Basin" Current World Archaeology 50: 32-37.


Matney, T, T. Greenfield, B. Hartenberger, C. Jalbrzikowski, K. Köroglu, J. MacGinnis, A. Marsh, W. Monroe, M. Rosenzweig, K. Sauer and D. Wicke
2011 "Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakir Province, Turkey, 2009-2010 Seasons" Anatolica 37: 67-114.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, H. McDonald, M. Roaf and M. L. Smith
2011 "Ziyarettepe Kazıları, 2002" In, N. Tuna and O. Doonan (eds.) Ilısu ve Karkamış Baraj Gölleri Altında Kalacak Arkeolojik ve Kültür varlıklarını kurtarma projesi 2002 yılı çalışmaları/ Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs Activities in 2002 Ankara: TAÇDAM. Pp. 533-555.


Matney, T., D. Wicke, J. MacGinnis
2011 "Twelfth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2009 Season” Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 32(4): 233-244.

2010

MacGinnis, J.
2010 "At the Frontiers of History: the Ziyaret Tepe Archaeological Project" Turkish Area Studies Review 16: 36-39.

Matney, T.
2010 "Material Culture and Identity: Assyrians, Aramaeans, and the Indigenous Peoples of Iron Age Southeastern Anatolia" In, S. R Steadman and J. C. Ross (eds.),Agency and Identity in the Ancient Near East: New Paths Forward London: Equinox. Pp. 129-147.

Matney, T., K. Köroğlu, D. Wicke, J. MacGinnis
2010 "Diyarbakır/Ziyaret Tepe 2008 Yılı Kazı Çalışmaları" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 31(4): 315-329.


Vorderstrasse, T. and T. Matney
2010 “Medieval Remains at the Site of Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Region) in Southeast Turkey” In, P. Matthiae, F. Pinnock, L. Nigro and N. Marchetti (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Volume 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. Pp. 251-263.

2009

MacGinnis, J. and T. Matney
2009 "Archaeology at the Frontiers: Excavating a Provincial Capital of the Assyrian Empire" Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies 23: 3-21.


MacGinnis, J. and T. Matney
2009 "Ziyaret Tepe: Digging the frontier of the Assyrian Empire" Current World Archaeology Magazine 37: 30-40.


Matney, T.
2009 "Ziyaret Tepe Kazı Çalışmaları, 2008" Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü Haberler 28: 37-38.


Matney, T.
2009 "Recent Archaeological Discoveries at an Assyrian Provincial Capital in Southeastern Turkey" Ma'Alta 3(1): 17-22.


Matney, T, T. Greenfield, B. Hartenberger, A. Keskin, K. Köroglu, J. MacGinnis, W. Monroe, L. Rainville, M. Shepperson, T. Vorderstrasse and D. Wicke
2009 "Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe 2007-2008" Anatolica 35: 37-84.


Matney, T., L. Rainville, K. Köroğlu, D. Wicke, J. MacGinnis
2009 "Tenth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2007 Season" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 30(1): 507-520.

2008

Matney, T.
2007 "Ziyaret Tepe Kazı Çalışmaları – 2007" Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü Haberler 26: 32-33.


Matney, T., L. Rainville, K. Köroğlu, T. Vorderstrasse
2008 "Ninth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2006 Season" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 29(1): 155-170.


Parpola, S.
2008 "Cuneiform Texts from Ziyaret Tepe (Tuşhan), 2002-2003" State Archive of Assyrian Bulletin 17: 1-113.


Wicke, D.
2008 "Ausgewählte Elfenbein- und Knochenfunde aus Ziyaret Tepe" Altorientalische Forschungen 35: 348-358.

2007

Matney, T. and K. Köroğlu
2007 "Dicle Kıyısında 10 Yıllık Kazı Çalışmaları: Ziyaret Tepe Projesi 1997-2006" Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü Haberler 23: 12-14.


Matney, T, L. Rainville, K. Köroğlu, A. Keskin, T. Vorderstrasse, N. Özkul Fındık, and A. Donkin
2007 "Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe, 2006 Season" Anatolica 33: 23-73.

2006

Atkins, R. R., Jr.
2006 If you want to eat, I’ll tax your wheat: An archaeobotanical analysis of Operation G at Ziyaret Tepe, a possible tax collector’s residence M.Sc. thesis. London: University College London


Matney, T. and A. Donkin
2006 "Mapping the Past: An Archaeogeophysical Case Study from Southeastern Turkey" Near Eastern Archaeology 69(1): 12-26.


Matney, T. and L. Rainville
2006 "Eighth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2004 Season" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 27(1): 117-130.

2005

Bartl, P. V.
2005 "The Middle Bronze Age on the Upper Tigris: New evidence from the excavations at Giricano and Ziyaret Tepe" Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran und Turan 37: 153-162.


Matney, T. and L. Rainville
2005 "Seventh Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2003 Season" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 26(1): 63-74.


Matney, T. and L. Rainville, with contributions by T. Demko, S. Kayser, K. Köroğlu, H. McDonald, J. MacGinnis, K. Nicoll, S. Parpola, M. Reimann, M. Roaf, P. Schmidt and J. Szuchman
2005 "Archaeological Investigations at Ziyaret Tepe, 2003-2004" Anatolica 31: 19-68.

2004

Digby, J.
2004 Empire and Social Change: Evidence from the Archaeobotanical Remains at Ziyaret Tepe. M.Sc. thesis. London: University College London


Matney, T.
2004 "Sixth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2002 Season", Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 25(1): 163-172.


Matney, T., K. Nicoll, A. Donkin
2004 "Geophysical Subsurface Mapping at Ziyaret Tepe and Geomorphological Survey in the Upper Tigris River Valley (Diyarbakır Province), 2002 Season", Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı 21(1): 97-104.


Matney, T., M. Roaf, J. MacGinnis and H. McDonald
2004 "Ziyaret Tepe Kazıları, 2001/ Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe, 2001" In, N. Tuna, J. Greenhalgh and J. Velibeyoğlu (eds.) Ilısu ve Karkamış Baraj Gölleri Altında Kalacak Arkeolojik ve Kültür Varlıklarını Kurtarma Projesi 2001 Yılı Çalışmaları/ Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs Activities in 2001. Ankara: TAÇDAM: Pp. 97-104.

2003

Matney, T.
2003 "Fifth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2001 Season" Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı 24(1): 233-242.


Matney, T., J. MacGinnis, H. McDonald, K. Nicoll, L. Rainville, M. Roaf, M.L. Smith and D. Stein
2003 "Archaeological Investigations at Ziyaret Tepe, 2002" Anatolica 29: 175-221.

2002

Matney, T.
2002 “Fourth Preliminary Report on Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 2000 Season”. Unpublished manuscript.


Matney, T., M. Roaf and J. MacGinnis
2002 "2000 Yılı Ziyaret Tepe Kazıları, Diyarbakır/ Archaeological Excavation at Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakır Province, 2000" In, N. Tuna and J. Velibeyoğlu (eds.) Ilısu ve Karkamış Baraj Gölleri Altında Kalacak Arkeolojik ve Kültür Varlıklarını Kurtarma Projesi 2000 Yılı Çalışmaları/ Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs Activities in 2000. Ankara: TAÇDAM. Pp.535-547.


Matney, T., M. Roaf, J. MacGinnis and H. McDonald
2002 "Archaeological Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe, 2000 and 2001" Anatolica 28: 47-89.

2001

Matney, T.
2001 "Third Preliminary Report on Survey at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province): Subsurface Mapping, 1999" Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı 18(2): 37-44.


Matney, T.
2001 "Ziyaret Tepe Yüzeyaltı Jeofiziksel Haritalama Çalışmaları, 1999/ Subsurface Geophysical Mapping at Ziyaret Tepe, 1999". In, N. Tuna, J. Öztürk, J. Velibeyoğlu (eds.), Ilısu ve Karkamış Baraj Gölleri Altında Kalacak Arkeolojik ve Kültür Varlıklarını Kurtarma Projesi 1999 Yılı Çalışmaları/ Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs Activities in 1999. Ankara: TAÇDAM. Pp. 547-563.

2000

Matney, T. and A. Bauer
2000 "The Third Season of Archaeological Survey at Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakir Province, Turkey, 1999" Anatolica 26: 119-128.


Matney, T.
2000 "Second Preliminary Report on Survey at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province): Subsurface Mapping, 1998" Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı 17(2): 137-148.

1999

Matney, T. and L. Somers
1999 "The Second Season of Work at Ziyaret Tepe in the Diyarbakir Province: Preliminary Report" Anatolica 25: 203-219.


Matney, T.
1999 "Surface and Subsurface Survey at Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakir Province, 1997-1998". In, N. Tuna, J. Öztürk (eds.), Ilısu ve Karkamış Baraj Gölleri Altında Kalacak Arkeolojik ve Kültür Varlıklarını Kurtarma Projesi 1998 Yılı Çalışmaları/ Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs Activities in 1998 Ankara: TAÇDAM. Pp. 297-331.

Matney, T.
1999 "Preliminary Report on Survey at Ziyaret Tepe (Diyarbakır Province), 1997" Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı 16(2): 255-266.

1998

Matney, T.
1998 "Preliminary Report on the First Season of Work at Ziyaret Tepe in the Diyarbakir Province" Anatolica 24: 7-30.