Elam
Elam (/ˈiːləm/) was an ancient Pre-Iranic civilization centered in the far west and southwest of what is now modern-day Iran, stretching from the lowlands of what is now Khuzestan and Ilam Province as...
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Elam
Elam was an ancient civilization located in what is now southwest Iran. Elam was centered in the far west and the southwest of modern-day Iran, stretching fr...
Anshan (Persia)
52°24′28″E / 30.01167°N 52.40778°E / 30.01167; 52.40778Anshan (Persian: انشان Anšan‎, modern Tall-i Malyan), northwest of Shiraz, in the Beyza / Ramjerd plain, in the pr...
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Susa
Susa (/ˈsuːsə/; Persian: شوش‎ Shush [ʃuʃ]; Greek: Σοῦσα [ˈsuːsa]; Syriac: ܫܘܫ Shush; Old Persian Çūšā-; Hebrew שׁוּשָׁן Shushān) was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empi...
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Elamite language
Elamite is an extinct language spoken by the ancient Elamites. Elamite was the primary language in present-day Iran from 2800–550 BC. The last written records in Elamite appear about the time of the c...
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Code of Hammurabi
The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian law code of ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BC. It is one of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. Th...
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Manishtushu Obelisk
The Manishtushu Obelisk is a diorite, four-sided stele. The stele is obelisk-shaped, as well as it narrows upward to its (damaged) top, in a pyramidal-form. The obelisk was made by Manishtushu, son of...
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Guennol Lioness
The Guennol Lioness is a 5,000-year-old Mesopotamian statue found near Baghdad, Iraq. Depicting a muscular anthropomorphic lioness-woman, it sold for $57.2 million at Sotheby's auction house on Decemb...
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Kurdushum
Kurdushum or Kurdusum, was a region in Zagros Mountains, east of Tigris mentioned in an Elamite text of 6th century BC. Kurdushum is mentioned as paying tribute to Artazoastra daughter of king Dariu...
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Urtaku
Urtaku was an Elamite king who reigned from 676–664 BCE. Under his reign, relations between Elam and Babylonia became weaker, and after his death during an attack on Mesopotamia, the Assyrian king Ass...
Babylonian numerals
Babylonian numerals were written in cuneiform, using a wedge-tipped reed stylus to make a mark on a soft clay tablet which would be exposed in the sun to harden to create a permanent record.The Babylo...
Untash-Napirisha
Untash-Napirisha was king of Elam (in present day southwest Iran) during the Middle Elamite period. He was the son of the previous Elamite king, Humban-Numena. He was named after Napir, the Elamite go...
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Marhasi
Marhaši (Mar-ḫa-ši 𒈥𒄩𒅆𒆠, Marhashi, Marhasi, Parhasi, Barhasi; in earlier sources Waraḫše) was a 3rd millennium BC polity situated east of Elam, on the Iranian plateau. It is known from Mesopotamia...
Kiririsha
Kiririsha (or Kirisha) at one stage became the most important goddess of Elam, ranked second only to her husband the god, Humban. Along with Humban and another god, Inshushinak, she formed part of the...
Eshkaft-e Salman
49°50′59.35″E / 31.8187028°N 49.8498194°E / 31.8187028; 49.8498194Eshkaft-e Salman, or Shikaft-i Salman, is a cave with four reliefs inside and outside the cave on the south o...
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Elamite cuneiform
Elamite cuneiform was a logo-syllabic script used to write the Elamite language.
The Elamite language (c. 3000 BCE to 400 BCE) is the now-extinct language spoken by Elamites, who inhabited the reg...
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Elamo-Dravidian languages
The Elamo-Dravidian language family is a hypothesised language family that links the Dravidian languages of India to the extinct Elamite language of ancient Elam (present-day southwestern Iran). Lingu...
Ninsusinak
National god of the Elamite Empire and consort of the mother goddess Pinikir. Ninsusinak was god of oaths and judge of the dead. The Assyrians and other Akkadian-speaking people knew him as Susinak. ...
Ilam Province
Ilam Province (Persian: استان ایلام‎,Kurdish: Provinsa Îlam) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. In 2014 it was placed in Region 4. It is in the west of the country, bordering Iraq. Its pro...
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Unicode cuneiform
In Unicode, the Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform script is covered in two blocks:These blocks, in version 6.0, are in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP).The sample glyphs in the chart file published ...
Nahundi
Nahundi or Nahhundi (in Akkadian, Nahhunte) was the ancient Persian Elamite god of the sun and of law.A great 12th century BC king of Elam, Shutur Nahundi (Shutruk-Nahhunte), was named after this god....
Liste der archaischen Keilschriftzeichen
Liste der archaischen Keilschriftzeichen (LAK, "list of archaic cuneiform signs")is a dictionary of Sumerian cuneiform signs of the pre-classical Fara period (Early Dynastic II, 28th to 27th centuries...
Kutik-Inshushinak
Kutik-Inshushinak (also known as Puzur-Inshushinak) was king of Elam from about 2240 to 2220 BC (long chronology), and the last from the Awan dynasty.His father was Shinpi-khish-khuk, the crown princ...
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Behistun Inscription
47°26′9″E / 34.39056°N 47.43583°E / 34.39056; 47.43583The Behistun Inscription (also Bisotun, Bistun or Bisutun), (Persian: بیستون, Old Persian: Bagastana, meaning "the place ...
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