Elam in the Iron Age

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This chapter examines the evidence of Neo-Elamite occupation at Susa, particularly ceramics, metalwork, vitreous materials, glyptic, and sculpture. The historical sources detailing Assyria’s relationship with Elam are reviewed. The important rock reliefs at Kul-e Farah, Kurangun, and Naqsh-e Rustam are examined, as well as the excavated evidence from Tall-e Teimuran and Tal-e Malyan in Fars. The assemblages contained in two important burials, at Ram Hormuz and Arjan, are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford handbook of ancient Iran
EditorsDaniel T. Potts
Place of PublicationOxford ; New York
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780199733309
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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