Volume 17, Issue 2 (2010)                   IQBQ 2010, 17(2): 39-54 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Tarbiat Modares University
2- Department of Archaeology, Tarbiat Modares University
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The hoard of Kalmakarra Cave that includes hundreds of golden and silver objects has been unearthed in 1989 in Pol-e Dokhtar located at Loristān Province by villagers. In addition to aesthetical values, these objects bear archeological significance. Their unique value, with respect to inscriptions in Old Aramaic, Neo- Assyrian and Neo- Elamite on some of them. Deciphering these inscriptions by [Jean] Lambert, François Vallat and Rassoul Bashāsh shed light on an anonymous local governorship of the Neo-Elamite and provided a new chapter in the archeological studies of this particular period in Iran, which this paper will focus on it.
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Received: 2010/02/8 | Accepted: 2010/05/1 | Published: 2010/05/22