Assyrian Women’s Contribution to International Trade with Anatolia

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November 12, 2013

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Cécile MICHEL, « Assyrian Women’s Contribution to International Trade with Anatolia », REFEMA, ID : 10670/1.durf8x


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The Assyrian women* living in Aššur during the 19th century BC had own property in their own right, independent of their husbands and also distinct from their dowries.[1] Their capital originated, at least partially, from their contribution to the long distance trade with Anatolia, established by the Assyrians since the end of the 20th century BC. The following presentation is devoted to the involvement of women in this international trade and their income from the sale of their textiles. Tex...

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