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MZS Frame MZA (ZI526 gB)                
horizons     frame phases   strata
middle chr Mesopotamia Urkesh   MZA Mesopotamia Urkesh Syria   MZA
politics religion   Hr Ph history archaeology    
                 
1900 AD         9 m   Mozan     1-19
  medieval       h           20-39
  late antiq.       c           40-59
.     8z          
1307-1275 Middle Assyrian scattered occupation   8   Adad-nirari I     Late Bronze   60-99
(1365)-1330     Asshur-uballit      
      7z          
1365-1335 Mittani royal sanctuary
and open air
use of the ābi
  7 v Shattiwaza
TushrattaShattiwaza
TushrattaShattiwaza
TushrattaShattiwaza
Tushratta
breakdown of the tradition Nuzi/LB 100-139
1380   s Shuttarna II use of re-organized western Terrace
1400   m Artatama I the great shift 140-
1450   j Saushtatar de-emphasis of eastern portion 170-
  f beginning of filling in of Plaza  
1500   c Parattarna I attempts at protecting NW terrace 180-
      6z          
1600 Khana reluctant vassal     6 m   Terru. Haziran   Khabur/MB/OJ 2 200-299
    h Zimri-Lim  
1800   c Shamshi-Adad  
      5z          
1900 retrenchment localized
power
    5 m Isin-Larsa     OJ I   300-399
      h        
2000     c Ur III Atal-šen   Early Jez.V  
    Sadar-mat    
      4z        
2100 imperial alliance
and dynastic
marriages
with Akkad
the ābi
from
open air
to covered
structure
  4   Post-Imperial     EJ IVb   400-499
2200   r Šar-kali-šarri Išar-kinum    
    r        
2230   m late Naram-Sin Tar'am-Agade    
    l            
    k            
2270   j early Naram-Sin Tupkish   EJ IVa   500-599
2290   f Sargon, M., R. Tish-atal (?)    
2330     proto-imperial escarpment 2      
2400   c ED IIIb BA – Terrace   EJ IIIb  
      3z