Pleistocene (c. 2.6 million years ago to c. 11,700 years ago)

Upper Paleolithic Era (c. 50,000-12,000 years ago)

Neolithic Era (c. 10,200 to 4500-2000 BCE)

Persian Gulf in pre-History

Ancient Tehran, Qom and Rayy Regions

Central Iran: Sialk

West-Central Iran

South-Central Iran

Northwest Iran

Northeast Iran

Southeast Iran: Shahr-e Sookhteh (Burnt City)

Southeast Iran: Jiroft and Kerman Province

Southwest Iran

Bronze Age (c.3300-1200 BCE)

Northwest Iran


Susa and Elamite Architecture

Elamite Archaeology

Linear Elamite Script

Elamite Texts & Language

The Medes