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Javier Álvarez-Mon holds degrees in ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology from the École du Louvre (Paris) and the University of California at Berkeley respectively. A 2003 Fulbright-Hays Fellow, he is presently Associate Professor in Near Eastern Archaeology and Art at Macquarie University (Australia) and 2014-18 Future Fellow (Australian Research Council). His primary research interests are the ancient Iranian civilizations of Elam and early Achaemenid Persia. Author of numerous publications on the art and culture of Elam, he is presently finalising a book The Art and Culture of Ancient Elam (c. 4200-525 BC).

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Projects 2014 2018

Forgotten Empire: the Art and Culture of the Elamite Civilization (ca. 4000-525 BCE)

Alvarez-Mon, J., MQRES, M. & MQRES 3 (International), M. 3.

30/06/1431/12/18

Project: Research

AIDS-Related Complex
Mars
Civilization
Organized Financing
Art

Research Outputs 2004 2020

The Art of War in Elam (ca. 4200-525 BCE): Brill's Companion to War in the Ancient Iranian Empires

Alvarez-Mon, J. & Wicks, Y., 1 Mar 2020, (In preparation) Brill. 8000 p. (Brill's Companion to War in the Ancient Iranian Empires)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Warfare
ELAM
Military
Weaponry
Achaemenids

Mainstay of their might: the bow of Elam, the role of the bow in Elamite military history

Alvarez-Mon, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Susa and Elam II. Archaeological, Philological, Historical and Geographical Perspectives: Proceedings of the International Congress Held at Ghent University, July 2015. Tavernier, J. (ed.). Ghent: Brill, p. 1-34 34 p. (Mémoires de la Délégation en Perse; vol. 60).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Millennium
Color Perception
Visual Culture
Compilation
Political History

Puzur-Inšušinak, the last king of Akkad? Text and image reconsidered

Alvarez-Mon, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Elam and its neighbours: proceedings of the 2016 international congress held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. Hildesheim, Germany: Verlag Franzbecker, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Akkadian
Monarch
Ruler
Conquest
Names

The monumental reliefs of the Elamite highlands: a complete inventory and analysis (from the seventeenth to the sixth century BC)

Álvarez-Mon, J., 2019, University Park, PA, USA: Eisenbrauns. 272 p. (Mesopotamian Civilizations; no. 22)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Civilization
Documentation
Relief
Highlands
Rivers

A cylindrical seal from Lama Cemetery, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran

Alvarez-Mon, J., 30 Dec 2018, In : Abstracta Iranica. 37-38-39, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Open Access
Cemeteries
Iran