By Javier Alvarez-Mon, Mark B. Garrison
The past due seventh and sixth centuries B.C. used to be a interval of large upheaval and alter in historical western Asia, marked through the destruction of the Assyrian empire, the increase and cave in of the Neo-Babylonian nation, and the beautiful ascent of what used to be to turn into the Achaemenid Persian Empire, the biggest polity the area had but visible. Of the key cultural entities thinking about those far-reaching occasions, Elam has lengthy remained the least understood. The essays contained during this e-book are a part of a continual reassessment of the character and value of Elam within the early 1st millennium B.C., with a spotlight at the courting among "Elamite" tradition of the Neo-Elamite interval and the rising "Persian" tradition in southwestern Iran within the seventh and sixth centuries B.C.
The notion of this quantity is going again to the 2003 assembly of the yank faculties of Oriental learn that came about in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the place periods have been devoted to the wealthy cultural historical past of historic Iran; it used to be additionally the 1st time that Iranian archaeology was once represented at ASOR because the Iranian Revolution. This quantity comprises 14 contributions by way of top students within the self-discipline, geared up into three sections: (1) archaeology, (2) texts, and (3) photos (art history).
The quantity is richly illustrated with greater than 2 hundred drawings and images.
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See the comments above, pp. 15–16. Indeed, both sets of tablets from Susa have often been dated on the basis of the dates assigned to the seals. 52. See above n. 15. book Page 18 Friday, December 10, 2010 4:54 PM 18 Álvarez-Mon, Garrison, and Stronach Carved in four different locations throughout the Izeh valley are a total of 12 Elamite rockcut reliefs: four in Sekaft-e Salman, six in Kul-e Farah, one in Sah-Savar, and one in Xong-e Azdar (Vanden Berghe 1963). ; De Waele 1981: 50–52). c. 53 The dating of the reliefs from Kul-i Farah remains disputed, but most commentators accept a Neo-Elamite date for some or all of the reliefs.
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Leuven. Amiet, P. 1966 Élam. Auvers-sur-Oise. 1973 La glyptique de la ﬁn de l’Élam. ArA 28: 3–32. book Page 26 Friday, December 10, 2010 4:54 PM 26 1979 1992 1994 Álvarez-Mon, Garrison, and Stronach Alternance et dualité, essai d’interprétation de l’histoire élamite. Akkadica 15: 2–22. Bronzes Elamites de la collection George Ortiz. AMI 25: 81–93. Quelques sceaux élamites. Pp. 59–66 in Cinquante-deux réﬂexions sur le Proche-Oient ancien offertes en hommages à Léon de Meyer, ed. H. Gasche, M. Tanret, C.
Elam and Persia by Javier Alvarez-Mon, Mark B. Garrison