Wikipedia:WikiProject Ancient Near East

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This WikiProject, WikiProject Ancient Near East, aims to organize an effort to expand and improve Wikipedia's coverage of the history of the ancient Near East and related topics. This page and its subpages contain suggestions and guidelines to help editors. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page. New members are always welcome; you can join at the recruitment page.

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Members of the project are welcome to add topics, articles or general areas relating to the ancient Near East to the list below if they consider them in need of more attention from the project at large. Please provide a motivation and the date in which you added a topic/article/area if you add to the list.

  • The chronology used in articles needs to be standardized to the middle chronology where applicable (or use the most commonly cited dates). Conflicting dates in other chronologies should also be provided, preferrably in a note or something to that effect to avoid clutter. Ichthyovenator (talk) 12:59, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
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If you you are interested in getting an article off the starting blocks, here you can find all our "stub" articles:

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Vandal fighting[edit]

As with all other projects, articles within the scope of Wikiproject:Ancient Near East experience problems with vandalism of articles (see vandalism and clean up for further information). Here is a quick guide for vandal fighters of this project:

  1. Revert edits.
  2. Leave a message on the user's talk page. See template messages and warning category for which templates to use.
  3. Report persistant vandals to administrator intervention against vandalism.

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