Workers and Construction Work at Garšana (CUSAS 5)

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This volume analyzes texts recording the administration of an ambitious construction project undertaken at Garšana by general Shu-Kabta, brother-in-law of the reigning king. Analysis of the daily progress of work on a flourmill, brewery, kitchen, textile mill, craftsmen's shops, residences, warehouses, and the wall that enclosed it all. The information on construction tasks includes evidence on new or rarely documented techniques.

Photos from the Garšana archives are found at: Highlights from the Garšana Collection

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  • Workers and Construction Work at Garšana (CUSAS 5)
    Wolfgang Heimpel