Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 20 August 2019

Abstract and Keywords

This chapter presents evidence of the earliest farming economies and sedentary villages such as Ganj Dareh, Tepe Guran, Tepe Abdul Hosein, and Ali Kosh. The principal domesticates (cultivars and animals) are discussed, along with burial practices, architecture, lithics, and ceramics. Relationships with neighboring regions in the Near East and Central Asia are highlighted, as is the phenomenon of Neolithization on the Iranian plateau.

Keywords: Neolithization, domesticates, Ganj Dareh, Tepe Guran, Tepe Abdul Hosein, Ali Kosh, ceramics, lithics

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.