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Title: A Neo-Elamite Royal Family
Author(s): WATERS, M.
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 41    Date: 2006   
Pages: 59-70
DOI: 10.2143/IA.41.0.2004760

Abstract :
As anyone who has examined Neo-Elamite history is aware, its study is beset with difficulties. These difficulties include a lack of extant Neo-Elamite inscriptions that provide a chronological narrative or even a sequence of kings; a lack of confident translation and understanding of many Neo-Elamite inscriptions that are extant; and a subsequent, necessary reliance on Mesopotamian source material coupled with a corresponding inability to connect the information therein with the relatively scant Neo-Elamite material. Such textual problems are frequently compounded by incomplete or disparate archaeological evidence.

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