Elamite


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  • noun

Synonyms for Elamite

a member of an ancient warlike people living in Elam east of Babylonia as early as 3000 BC

an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities

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2 The following word is attested in Brahui with no cognates in Elamite, Kurux, or Malto.
The aggregate of this city along with Elamite civilization in the vicinity of Haft Tappeh, was demolished in 640 BC as a result of Assyrian conquests, under the command of 'Ashur Banipal', thence terminating the Elamite jurisdiction after a period of more than a millennium.
The first large scale empire based here was that of the powerful 4th millennium BC Elamites.
He surveys not only the 2,087 Elamite texts published by R.
Shushtar was named after the ancient Elamite capital known as Susa in the West and Shush (pronounced shoosh) in Farsi.
Tappeh Patak (DK-1): a Middle Elamite to Seleucid centre, perhaps the Neo-Elamite city of Madaktu mentioned in Neo-Assyrian sources (de Miroschedji 1986), further south of Musiyan on the way to Susiana, is badly damaged.
It was built around 1250 BCE by King Untash-Napirisha, mainly to honor Inshushinak--one of the major gods of the Elamites.
Five seasons of excavations from 1971 to 1978 by a joint University of Pennsylvania and Ohio State University expedition led by William Sumner produced an immense amount of information on Elamite history and archaeology and established Malyan as Anshan -- the highland capital of Elam from the early 3rd to 1st millennium BC (for a general review of the results and further bibliography see Sumner 1988).
Three innovative articles by Dominick Bonatz, Chicako Watanabe, and Zainab Bahrani explore Ashurbanipal's narrative reliefs depicting the defeat of the Elamite army at Til-Tuba (also known as the battle of the River Ullai) and in particular the ideological significance of the behead-ing of the Elamite king Teumman.
southwest Asia for Indo-European, Turkic, Elamite (with Dravidian?
A prime example is the often-cited depiction of the decapitated head of the rebel Elamite king, Teumman, hanging on a tree in a garden scene.
The textual evidence for the marriage of Mesopotamian princesses in Elam exists and logic suggests that well-endowed Elamite ladies appeared in the harems of Sumer and Akkad in exchange, perhaps bringing with them prestige goods from their own countries.
The meaning of the Akkadian entry nab-bu is 'god,' a loan word from Elamite.
The importance of the cross-country routes is not ignored, indeed Hakemi's report of clay statues from Shahdad in eastern Iran helps to explain links between Harappan and Elamite statuary.
Roaf overemphasizes presumed Median influence on Persia at the expense of the more readily traceable Elamite and Babylonian.