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Title: An Early Bronze Age Tomb near Khorramabad (W-Iran)
Subtitle: Herzfeld's Gilviran Revisited
Author(s): HAERINCK, Ernie , OVERLAET, Bruno
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 48 Date: 2013
Ernst Herzfeld made mention of the discovery in 1928 of a Bronze Age tomb at Gilviran, some 5 km from Khorramabad in Luristan. He discussed the site briefly and illustrated some of the finds; two of the bronze vases were later acquired by the British Museum. Since it was one of the few tombs in Pish-i Kuh, Luristan on which some reliable information was known, the Gilviran discovery is mentioned in most studies on Luristan. Nevertheless, little more than a description and a few illustrations of some of the finds were available. A more complete picture of the Gilviran tomb is now presented based on Herzfeld’s original notes and the identification of a preserved section of the tomb on the outskirts of present day Khorramabad.