University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Philip L. Kohl

The Early Bronze Age of Iran as Seen from Tepe Yahya

By: C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky and Philip L. Kohl

The last centuries before 3000 B.C. were of capital importance in Iran and Mesopotamia—for in both there arose contemporary and essen­tially distinctive civilizations: the proto-Elamite and the Sumerian. To date we are unable to establish a chronological priority of one over the other; nor can we fully assess the nature, extent, and processes of their […]