Universiteit Leiden

Bookkeeping Without Writing: Early administrative technologies in context

05 februari 2021 t/m 06 februari 2021

Symposium

NINO POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW 1ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Neolithic (c. 10,500-6,000 BC) in the Near East marks a key point in human evolution. Communities abandoned their mobile hunter-gather lifestyle in favour of permanent, farming villages. This resulted in significant changes in social structure and subsistence strategies, alongside the development of skilled craft production and complex exchange networks. Evidence for how early villages were managed and how resources were distributed remains inconclusive.

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