Tureng Tepe overview
Modern name(s) Tureng Tepe
Region Zagros, Elam, and Iran
Latitude 36.93826858 N suggest info
Longitude 54.58640852 E
Status Accurate location
Info "Hill of the Pheasants". The oldest remains on the site date to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. The Bronze age settlement portion of the site dates from approximately 3100-2900 BCE to 1900 BCE.
Excavation
general info
In 1841, some material (including gold vessels) from the site was sent to the Shah (Mohammad Shah Qajar), and examined by Clement Augustus (C.A.) de Bode, piquing initial modern interest in the site. The first modern excavations were done by Frederick Wulsin in 1931, sponsored by the Atkins Museum of Fine Arts. Grey ware pottery from the site was found and studied. In the mid-20th century, the site (a hill) had a height of approximately 30m. In 1959, Jean Deshayes (1924-1979) rediscovered the site, and regular excavations began soon after until 1979
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36.938269, 54.586409 === 36.938269 N, 54.586409 E === 36° 56' 17.8" N, 54° 35' 11.1" E
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Database ID 4132, created 30 Mar 2011, 23:21, Last changed 9 Apr 2012, 03:05