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PDF | On Jan 1, , Abbas Alizadeh and others published Ancient Mound of Chogha Mish. Excavations at Chogha Mish, Iran, were conducted under the direction of the late Pierre Delougaz and the late Helene Kantor between and Chogha Mish, Volume II. The Development of a Prehistoric Regional Center in Lowland Susiana, Southwestern Iran: Final Report on the Last Six Seasons of.

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Encyclopædia Iranica

OIP [Chicago ]. Excavations were conducted at the site between andfor a total of 11 seasons by the Oriental Instituteunder the direction of Pinhas Delougaz and Helene Kantor. Typical pottery of the Middle Susiana period; diameter Views View Edit History.

One Middle Susiana 3 building was shown by its thick foundation of pure clay, massive walls, and regular exterior niching to have had a specialized character; it had been destroyed by fire.

One of her last students, Abbas Alizadeh, Ph. It was an underground circular granary with an interior diameter of 7. The Chogha Mish Project.

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Kantor; in the fourth through the tenth seasons the University of California at Los Angeles was cosponsor of the excavation. Head of an Early Susiana figurine, in sandy buff ware with red cbogha height 4.

Skip to main content Skip to internal navigation. Together, these three sites cover a long period from ca. Book Review of Chogha Mish. A very small area provided pottery transitional between the Formative Susiana period and Archaic Susiana 1.


Chogha Mishvolume 1, reported the results of the first five seasons of work P. Only the northernmost part of the mound was occupied.

In Middle Susiana 3, in contrast to earlier periods, cyogha representational motifs as bulls or bucrania, leopards, large-horned goats Plate Iand snakes are prominent Kantor,figs.

Middle Susiana 1 pottery includes some lingering Early Susiana shapes, as well as evolved versions of them, and many new types Figure 2. These include an analysis of the stylistic and technical development of Susiana painted pottery ch. In doing so, Alizadeh considers a much more substantial role for the ancient mobile pastoralists of the region, placing Chogha Mish in missh much wider regional context and arguing that at the beginning of the fifth millennium b.

At Chogha Mish and Susa, evidence begins with an accounting system using clay tokensover time changing to clay tablets with marks, finally xhogha the cuneiform writing system.

Instead, he describes vessels by assigning them a general ware designation a classification combining paste, temper, color, and surface treatment and showing specific variations in vessel shape and decoration through the drawings of individual vessels.

Chogha Mish, Volume II. Later, the nearby Susa became culturally dominant in this area. The first volume, Chogha Mish, covering the first five field seasons, from towas published in December, by the Oriental Institute.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. In Archaic Susiana 1 and 2 only a limited area on the southeastern side of the present mound was occupied.


In addition to the materials and records from Chogha Mish, Alizadeh uses the data available from the excavations of the neighboring sites of Chogha Bonut and Boneh Fazl Ali to augment his reconstruction of Susiana prehistoric development.

Occupation of the site had begun even earlier, however: This page was last edited on 7 Septemberat A Microsoft Excel database of 31, faunal remains from the seasons is also available for download. For modern places in Iran, see Choghamish. The Middle Susiana period probably spanned much of the 5th millennium b.

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The excavations cover the complete chronological span from the Neolithic up to the Proto-Literate period and provide vital new information on cultural developments in Khuzistan Province, Iran. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.

Bowl in Close-Line ware, Archaic Susiana 3; diameter 6. Retrieved from ” chogba