University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Janet W. Dickerson

Malyan Wall Paintings

By: Janet W. Dickerson

In 1971 and 1974 several fragmentary remains of ancient wall paintings were found during the course of excavations at Tall-i Malyan, Iran, dating to the Banesh period around 3200 B.C. (MASCA corrected date). Because building wails in mound sites are not generally preserved to any great height, intact examples of this decorative wall art are […]