Skip to main content
×
×
Home

The Palaeolithic of Seimarreh Valley in the Central Zagros, Iran

  • Mohsen Zeynivand (a1), Saeid Bahramiyan (a2) and Khodakaram Mazaheri (a3)
Abstract

Newly discovered prehistoric sites in the Seimarreh Valley in Iran provide the first evidence for Palaeolithic human habitation in this region of the Central Zagros.

  • View HTML
    • Send article to Kindle

      To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

      Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

      Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

      The Palaeolithic of Seimarreh Valley in the Central Zagros, Iran
      Available formats
      ×
      Send article to Dropbox

      To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

      The Palaeolithic of Seimarreh Valley in the Central Zagros, Iran
      Available formats
      ×
      Send article to Google Drive

      To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

      The Palaeolithic of Seimarreh Valley in the Central Zagros, Iran
      Available formats
      ×
Copyright
Corresponding author
*Author for correspondence (Email: zeynivand@gmail.com)
References
Hide All
Ambraseys, N.N. & Melville, C.P.. 1982. A history of Persian earthquakes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bar-Yosef, O. 1994. The Lower Palaeolithic in the Near East. Journal of World Prehistory 8: 211–65. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02221050
Biglari, F. & Shidrang, S.. 2006. The Lower Paleolithic occupation of Iran. Near Eastern Archaeology 69: 160–68.
Biglari, F., Nokandeh, G. & Heydari Guran, S.. 2000. A recent find of a possible Lower Paleolithic assemblage from the foothills of the Zagros Mountains. Antiquity 74: 749–50. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00060257
Braidwood, R., How, B. & Reed, C.A.. 1961. The Iranian Prehistoric Project. Science 133: 20082010. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.133.3469.2008
Harrison, J.V. 1946. South-west Persia—a survey of Pish-I-Kuh in Luristan. Geographical Journal CVIII: 5571. https://doi.org/10.2307/1789331
Hole, F. & Flannery, K.. 1967. The prehistory of southwestern Iran: a preliminary report. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society 38: 147206.
Mortensen, P. 1993. Palaeolithic and Epipalaeolithic sites in the Hulailan Valley, northern Luristan, in Olsweski, D.I. & Dibble, H.L. (ed.) The Palaeolithic prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus: 159–87. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania.
Oberlander, T. 1965. The Zagros streams: a new interpretation of transverse drainage in an orogenic zone. Syracuse (NY): Syracuse University Press.
Roberts, N.J. 2008. Structural and geologic controls on gigantic (>1 Gm3) landslides in carbonate sequences: case studies from the Zagros Mountains, Iran and Rocky Mountains, Canada. MA dissertation. University of Waterloo, Canada.
Roustaei, K., Vahdati Nasab, H., Biglari, F., Heydari, S., Clark, G.A. & Lindly, J.M.. 2004. Recent Paleolithic surveys in Luristan. Current Anthropology 45: 692707. https://doi.org/10.1086/425636
Shoaei, Z. 2014. Mechanism of the giant Seimareh landslide, Iran, and the longevity of its landslide dams. Environmental Earth Sciences 72: 2411–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-014-3150-8
Vahdati Nasab, H., Clark, G.A. & Torkamandi, S.. 2013. Late Pleistocene dispersal corridors across the Iranian Plateau: a case study from Mirak, a Middle Paleolithic site on the northern edge of the Iranian Central Desert (Dasht-e Kavir). Quaternary International 300: 267–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.11.028
Zeynivand, M. 2013. A reconsideration of Seimarreh Valley in prehistory; from the beginning to the end of the Chalcolithic Period. Unpublished MA dissertation, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch (IAUCTB) (in Persian).
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Antiquity
  • ISSN: 0003-598X
  • EISSN: 1745-1744
  • URL: /core/journals/antiquity
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 40
Total number of PDF views: 108 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 254 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between 24th April 2018 - 18th August 2018. This data will be updated every 24 hours.