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Title: 'Les faits sur le terrain'
Subtitle: The Susa I Cemetery, the 'Massif Funéraire', and Second-degree Burials
Author(s): ÁLVAREZ-MON, Javier
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 53    Date: 2018   
Pages: 77-104
DOI: 10.2143/IA.53.0.3285479

Abstract :
This article seeks to reintroduce the reader to the reported archaeological evidence for the Susa I cemetery (ca. 4000 BCE), incorporating into the discussion information from the Roland de Mecquenem Archives de Suse (1912-1939) published online in 2011 by Noëmi Daucé. A re-examination of the cemetery and related massif funéraire based on the combined evidence from these reports challenges the widely held notion that the funerary practices of the inhabitants of Susa involved second-degree or fractional burials.

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