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Institute of Archaeology

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Cities, States and Empires

The Institute has a long history of research leadership on the comparative study of early civilizations.

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Institute researchers study the emergence and persistence of early state-level political organization and have developed dynamic models of interaction and integration at larger geographical scales. Work is also concentrated on early Empires, including Assyria, the Roman Empire, the Inca empire,and the post-classic Maya as well as research on the archaeology of slavery in colonial America.

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