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The Iranian Plateau during the Bronze Age

Development of urbanisation, production and trade

The book compiles a portion of the contributions presented during the symposium “Urbanisation, commerce, subsistence and production during the third millennium BC on the Iranian Plateau”, which took place at the Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée in Lyon, the 29-30 of April, 2014. The twenty papers assembled provide an overview of the recent archaeological research on this region of the Middle East during the Bronze Age. The socio-economic transformation from rural villages to towns ...


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L’ouvrage rassemble une partie des contributions présentées lors du colloque «Urbanisation, commerce, subsistance et production au iiie millénaire avant J.-C. sur le Plateau iranien» qui s’est tenu à la Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée à Lyon les 29 et 30 avril 2014. Les vingt articles réunis livrent un état récent de la recherche archéologique dans cette région du Moyen‑Orient pour l’âge du Bronze. Le développement socio-économique entre le mode de vie rural et la formation des vi...


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Cover art: © Nasir Eskandari.

  • Editore : MOM Éditions
  • Collana : Archéologie(s) | 1
  • Luogo di pubblicazione : Lyon
  • Anno di pubblicazione : 2019
  • Pubblicato su OpenEdition Books : 19 mars 2020
  • EAN (edizione cartacea) : 9782356680631
  • EAN digitale : 9782356681775
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.momeditions.7816
  • Numero di pagine : 356 p.
Emmanuelle Vila, Marjan Mashkour, Michèle Casanova et al.
Preface

The global context of the Bronze Age on the Iranian Plateau

Jan-Waalke Meyer
Early urbanisation in Iran

A view from the west – some considerations about the theory of urbanisation

Urbanisation in Eastern Iran

Julie Bessenay-Prolonge e Régis Vallet
Tureng Tepe and its high terrace, a reassessment
Ali A. Vahdati, Raffaele Biscione, Riccardo La Farina et al.
Preliminary report on the first season of excavations at Tepe Chalow

New GKC (BMAC) finds in the plain of Jajarm, NE Iran

Nasir Eskandari
Regional patterns of Early Bronze Age urbanization in the southeastern Iran

New discoveries on the western fringe of Dasht‑e Lut

Production and trade

Henri-Paul Francfort
Iran and Central Asia

The Grand’Route of Khorasan (Great Khorasan Road) during the third millennium BC and the “dark stone” artefacts

Holly Pittman
Bronze Age interaction on the Iranian Plateau

From Kerman to the Oxus through seals

Babak Rafiei-Alavi
The biography of a dagger type

The diachronic transformation of the daggers with the crescent-shaped guard

The transition to Iron Age

Hamid Fahimi
The Bronze Age and the Iron Age on the Central Iranian Plateau

Two successive cultures or the appearance of a new culture?

Conclusion

Jan‑Waalke Meyer, Emmanuelle Vila, Régis Vallet et al.
The urbanisation of the Iranian Plateau and adjacent areas during the Bronze Age

Concluding thoughts

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Discipline

Archeologia

Temi

Archeologia