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5000-year-old Jiroft artifacts - (Iran).  Archeologists believe the discovered inscription is the most ancient script found so far and that the Elamite written language originated in Jiroft, where the writing system developed first and was then spread across the country.

Jiroft artifacts - (Iran) ancient script - Elamite written language may have originated in Jiroft

"Unfinished" Kudurru Kassite period, attributed to the reign of Melishipak (1186-1172 BC). Susa, Iran (where it had been taken as war booty in the 12th century BC). Limestone.

"Unfinished" Kudurru Kassite period, attributed to the reign of Melishipak BC) Susa (where it had been taken as war booty in the century BC) Limestone.

jiroft, Iran artifacts .... notice pointed cone to rear

IRAN - A "Jiroft culture" has been postulated as an early Bronze Age (late millennium BC)

Proto-Elamite tablet, 3200-3000 B.C. This early Bronze Age writing system used by the oldest civilization of Iran over a large geographical area, but only for about two hundred years. It’s difficult for experts to even guess at what symbols may represent since they’re mostly abstract.

Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing. The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.

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120 Prehistoric Artifacts - Jiroft culture - CAIS Archaeological & Cultural Daily News of Iran©

Kudurru, grant deed by Neubchadnezzar I (1125-1104 BCE), Sippar, Babylonia. Six registers. Top to bottom: symbols of astral gods; tiaras of great gods gods Anu (sky), Enlil (air), Ea (water); two horned dragons, one carrying spade, attribute of Marduk, other carrying stylus with tablet the attributes of Marduk's son Nabu, god of scribes; goddess Gula with her dog and scorpion-god;   young bull carrying thunderbolt of Adad (storm god), scorpion of Ishharra, lap of Nusku.

Kudurru, grant deed by Neubchadnezzar I BCE), Sippar, Babylonia. Six registers. Top to bottom: symbols of astral gods;

Achaemenid Limestone Relief with a Median Servant      	Limestone, 5th century B.C.E.

Relief with a Median Provenance Iran, Persepolis Period Persia, Achaemenid period Year century B.

بشقاب عهد ساسانیان  Sassanid plate depicting King Piroz during hunting

Sassanid plate depicting King Piroz during hunting - Peroz was the eighteenth king of the Sasanian Empire, who ruled from 459 to Peroz was the eldest son of Yazdegerd II

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Artifact from Jiroft civilization 3500 BCE that depicts two cheetahs surrounding a man in priest dress, National Museum, Tehran, Iran

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