Godin Tepe is, today, an archaeological site in the Kangavar valley of Luristan, in western central Iran. The name means “hill of Godin” though. Once a lively outpost on the early Mesopotamian trade route, Godin Tepe now sits in ruins in Iran. Controversial archaeological excavations in. Rothman, Mitchell, and Hilary Gopnik, On the High Road: The History of Godin Tepe, Iran (Costa Mesa, CA, Mazda Publishers in association.
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Distribution of artifacts found in the Godin Oval.
This type of coarse ware was used for producing bowls entirely. At the end of level V there was a clear gap godjn the settlement sequence.
A test sounding was made inand large scale excavations were conducted ttepe the summers of,andsponsored by the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Today, it is again in use. It has been suggested that this area was once occupied by Sumerian or Elamite traders.
In the first quarter of the first millennium, nomadic cattle-herders speaking an Indo-Iranian language infiltrated the Gdoin and settled among the native population. Others dipped their straws in through the hole at the top of the jug, but he had a special hole for threading his drinking tube down into the brew.
The site was already inhabited as early as c.
Exposed over an average of m2 it is an uninterrupted tdpe for some 11 m of Bronze Age occupation. During the campaign, level V was excavated through a deep cut from the citadel. Where did it come from? Vessels are often decorated with incisions on the outside, but rarely on the inside; usually they were left rough or smoothed off.
Catering to Trade: Hospitality in the Ancient Iranian Site of Godin Tepe | Ancient Origins
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Another interesting aspect about Godin Tepe is that beer was being made and drank at the site as early as BC. Do we create the universe, or does it create us? Tep Indian Sage who developed Atomic Theory 2, years ago.
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Views Read Edit View history. One of the important aspects of Godin Tepe is hodin geographical position. This detail is based on the analysis of residue found on the interior of a jar unearthed at the site.
The interior criss-cross grooving of the jug is very significant. It was found on an archeological survey in sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.
Nonetheless, the presence of alcohol and a wide range of archeological goods at the site supports tfpe idea that Godin Tepe was likely seen as a hotspot for ancient traders to relax and unwind as well as make some money. I am a university student doing a BA degree in Archaeology. The circular imprints stood for tens and the wedges for units. As a result, Godin Tepe was able to flourish as a trade center.
Traces of wine and beer found in ceramics dated to c. Eit may well have been occupied into Achaemenid times, around B. Do not Underestimate the Etruscans: