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Title: The Pottery from the Mannean Site of Qalaichi, Bukan (NW-Iran)
Author(s): MOLLAZADEH, Kazem
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 43    Date: 2008   
Pages: 107-125
DOI: 10.2143/IA.43.0.2024044

Abstract :
Mannea is the most important state in the first millennium B.C. that ruled a vast part of northwestern Iran for several centuries. The ancient site of Qalaichi near Bukan, is one of the most important sites of Mannea and dateable to around 800-600 B.C. (Iron Age III). The high quality pottery assemblage of Qalaichi is of prime importance and can be classified into fine, common and coarse wares. It contains also a few painted and glazed sherds comparable to material from Ziwiye and Zendan-i Soleyman.

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