Yeki Bud, Yeki Nabud: Essays on the Archaeology of Iran in Honor of William M. Sumner


Series: Monographs 48
ISBN: 978-1-931745-05-5
Publication Date: Aug 2003
Price: Hb $19.98
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Naomi F. Miller and Kamyar Abadi

“… the first comprehensive publication on Iranian archaeology since Frank Hole’s 1987 collection of articles The Archaeology of Western Iran… this collection of essays is a timely reminder of the present state and requirements of Iranian archaeology.” 
  — Gabriele Puschnigg, Journal of Field Archaeology, 2002-2004

This volume is a collection of essays by colleagues, friends, and students of William M. Sumner in appreciation of his outstanding contribution to Iranian archaeology, especially to our archaeological knowledge of Fars, a center of Iranian civilization.

Table of Contents
  • Ch. 01: Introduction by Naomi F. Miller and Kamyar Abdi
  • Ch. 02: Archaeobotany in Iran: Past and Future by Naomi F. Miller
  • Ch. 03: Susa and the Highlands: Major Trends in the History of Elamite Civilization by Pierre de Miroschedji
  • Ch. 04: Archaeological Survey and Long-term Population Trends in Upper Mesopotamia and Iran by T. J. Wilkinson
  • Ch. 05: Changing Estimates of Susiana’s Prehistoric Settlement by Nicholas Kouchoukos and Frank Hole
  • Ch. 06: Archaeological Survey on the Western Ram Hormuz Plain: 1969 by Henry T. Wright and Elizabeth Carter
  • Ch. 07: Some Observations Based on the Nomadic Characteristics of Fars Prehistoric Cultural Development by Abbas Alizadeh
  • Ch. 08: The Epipaleolithic in the Marvdasht by Michael Rosenberg
  • Ch. 09: Sherd Size and the Banesh Phrase of Occupation in the ABC Operation at Malyan, Iran by John R. Alden
  • Ch. 10: Economy and Administration at Banesh Malyan: Exploring the Potential of Faunal and Chemical Data for Understanding State Process by Melinda A. Zeder and M. James Blackman
  • Ch. 11: From Écriture to Civilization: Changing the Paradigms of Proto-Elamite Archaeology by Kamyar Abdi
  • Ch. 12: A Sumerian Statue from Klark Island on the Persian Gulf by Yousef Majidzadeh
  • Ch. 13: Anshan, Liyan, and Magan circa 2000 BCE by D. T. Potts
  • Ch. 14: Archaeolmetallurgical Investigations at Malyan: The Evidence for Tin-Bronze in the Kaftari Phase by Vincent C. Pigott, Harry C. Rogers, and Samuel K.
  • Ch. 15: Reconsidering the Trouvaille de la statuette d’or: Late Sukkalmah Period at Susa by Holly Pittman
  • Ch. 16: Soudings at Tall-I Qaleh (Hasanabad), Far Province, Iran by Ernie Haerinck and Bruno Overlaet
  • Ch. 17: Three Stray Elamite Tablets from Malyan by Matthew W. Stolper
  • Ch. 18: Style Zones and Adaptions Along the Turkish-Iranian Borderland by Mitchell S. Rothman
  • Ch. 19: Observations on Uratian Bronze Belts by Wolfram Kleiss
  • Ch. 20: A Temple at Hasanlu by Robert H. Dyson, Jr. and Mary M. Voigt
  • Ch. 21: The Hasanlu Gold “Bowl”: A View from Transcaucasia by Karen S. Rubinson
  • Ch. 22: Parsua, Parsa, And Potsherds by T. Cuyler Young Jr.
  • Ch. 23: The Tomb at Arjan and the History of Southwestern Iran I nthe Early Sixth Century BCE by David Stronach
  • Ch. 24: The Persepolis Area in the Achaemedid Period: Some Reconsiderations by Rémy Boucharlat
  • Ch. 25: Context and Content of the Persepolis Inscriptions: The Interchange of XPb and XPd by Michael Kozuh
  • Ch. 26: The Concept of Zeitgeist in Middle Islamic Archaeology by David Whitcomb
  • Ch. 27: Mohammadabad Kharreh Caravanserai: Field Institute of Archaeology, Tehran University by Ezat O. Negahban
  • Ch. 28: Qashqa’I Nomadic Pastoralists and Their Use of Land by Lois Beck