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Title: Notes on the Achaemenid and Partho-Sassanian Periods at Yanik Tepe, Northwestern Iran, Excavated by Charles Burney
Author(s): SUMMERS, Geoffrey D. , ÇINICI, Ahmet
Journal: Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Volume: 58    Date: 2021   
Pages: 11-38
DOI: 10.2143/ANES.58.0.3290196

Abstract :
Excavations at Yanik Tepe in the Urmia Basin, northwest Iran, were conducted by Charles Burney in the 1960s. This paper considers aspects of the Achaemenid-era occupation, including an addition to previously published accounts of the pottery. The date of the defensive ditch around the summit of the mound is discussed and a detailed account of the small but massively built structure on the summit of the mound, probably dating to the Partho-Sassanian period, is given together with an attempt at architectural reconstruction.

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