Twenty-Seven. Southwestern Iran

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Abbas Moghaddam BA, MA, PhD

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch27

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Moghaddam, A. (2012) Southwestern Iran, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch27

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • southwestern Iran, best-studied regions of Iran;
  • prehistoric, historical deposits at Susa;
  • southwest Iranian alluvial plains;
  • “single developing ecosystem”;
  • “Greater Susiana,” transitional “ecotone”;
  • dry–farming and irrigation agriculture;
  • greater Susiana, relative chronology;
  • southwestern Iran, and early village, town life;
  • Deh Luran plain, and how societies developed;
  • landscape and human activity, prehistoric village, town life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Boundaries and Natural Setting

  • Background to Prehistoric Studies in Southwestern Iran

  • Early Village and Town Life in Southwestern Iran

  • Conclusion

  • Guide to Further Reading