Excavations at Anshan (Tal-e Malyan)
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Excavations at Anshan (Tal-e Malyan)
The Middle Elamite Period

Elizabeth Carter and Ken Deaver

158 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 71 illus.
Cloth 1996 | ISBN 978-0-924171-22-2 | $50.00s | £32.50 | Add to cart
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

This volume provides us with the first detailed view of the functioning of the Middle Elamite Empire outside Susiana. The excavation encompassed a segment of a larger building that must have served as a focus for the servants of the Elamite state in Anshan. Even though the function of the excavated area changed over time—from monumental building (level IV), to ceramic production area (level IIIB), to domestic structure (level IIIA)—the strong cultural ties to the lowlands continued until level IIIA was abandoned.

Malyan Excavation Reports, II

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