Sur les figurines animalières de Suse (Iran)


fr Anthropozoologica 38 - Pages 49-60

Published on 01 March 2004

This article is a part of the thematic issue Figures animales des mondes anciens

Zoomorphic figurines from Susa (Iran)

At the Iranian site of Susa were excavated many terracotta figurines, among which were 755 zoomorphic pieces. These remain unpublished and their study is only just beginning. Here are analysed successively the figurative repertory, technical and functional aspects, and finally the chronological and cultural distribution of the objects.


Zoomorphic figurines, Susa, Iran, repertory, technical processes, functions.

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