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Musawwarat es-Sufra
CATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: Meroitic site in Upper Nubia with a colonnaded temple, complex of monumental stone buildings, and elephant pens.
Sawwan, Tell es-
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: Tall Sawwan
CATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: One of the earliest villages discovered in the plain of Mesopotamia, near Samarra, the best-known Samarran period site. A developmental sequence for the painted pottery was very important as was the uncovering of five architectural levels (pottery plain and crude, then monochrome, then polychrome). There is a large group of burials and evidence of crops, early irrigation, domestication of animals. The radiocarbon dates are in the second half of the 6th millennium BC. The earliest known moldmade bricks are from this site, which also has veined alabaster vessels and figurines.
Warsaw
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: Stare Bródno
CATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: City and now capital of Poland, which began as Stare Bródno, a small trading settlement of the 10th and early 11th centuries AD. That settlement's functions were taken over successively by Kamion (c 1065) and Jazdow (c 1262). About the end of the 13th century, Jazdow was moved to the north, to a village named Warszowa (Warsaw), and the community was strengthened by the protection of a castle. Medieval Warsaw grew up on the left bank of the River Vistula. Excavations around the royal castle located the earthworks of a proto-urban 10th-century fortress with earth-and-timber ramparts and gateways. The area around the cathedral was the site of the citadel of the 10th-century town.
scapula saw
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: An artifact made from the shoulder blade of a bighorn sheep or antelope.

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