The Luristan Project - Literature Review

The actual review is a hodgepodge of comments in English or German, pictures and text quotes. often inserted as pictures. It is therefore in a Word format.
Here is the link.
The thre is a discussion of these papers in the context of our own results concnerning the "cut swowrd" in this link
The following papers are discussed. You can access them from here or from the Word document.
  1957 F. K. Naumann: Untersuchung eines eisernen luristanischen Kurzschwertes
Archiv für das Eisenhüttenwesen, 28. Jahrgang, Heft 9, (1957) 575 - 581
  1961 Herbert Maryon; with technical reports by R. M. Organ, O. W. Ellis, R. M. Brick, R. Sneyers, E. E. Herzfeldand F. K. Naumann: Early Near Eastern Steel Swords,
American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 65, No. 2 (Apr., 1961), pp. 173-184
  1964 Kate C. Lefferts: Technical Notes on Another Luristan Iron Sword
American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Jan., 1964), pp. 59-62
  1966 K. R. Maxwell-Hyslop and H. W. M. Hodges: Three Iron Swords from Luristan
Iraq, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Autumn, 1966), pp. 164-176
  1968 Vera Bird and Henry Hodges: A METALLURGICAL EXAMINATION OF TWO EARLY IRON SWORDS FROM LURISTAN
Studies in Conservation, 13 (1968), 215-223 215
  1971 C. S. Smith: The Techniques of the Luristan Smith
Science and Archaeology (Ed. Rober H. Brill), Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971
  1971 P. R. S. MOOREY: CATALOGUE OF THE ANCIENT PERSIAN BRONZES IN THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM
The book is not available: the link leads to relevant parts of it
  1973 E. Schumacher: Eisenschwerter mit Maskenzier aus Luristan
Kleemann Festschrift II Teil (= Bonner Hefte zur Vorgeschichte, n. 4), Bonn, 1973, p-97 ff
1987 Claude Forrieres, Étude par microscopie électronique de structures de trempe d'une lame d'épée du Luristan, Étude par microscopie électronique de structures de trempe d'une lame d'épée du Luristan
ArchéoSciences, revue d'Archéométrie Année 1987 11 pp. 17-29
1988 O. Muscarella: "Bronze and Iron", (Book)
New York 1988 (pp 184 . 189)
1991 J. E. Rehder, The Decorated Iron Swords From Luristan: There Material And Manufacture; Journal of Persian Studies, Iran, Vol. 29 (1991) pp. 13 - 19
1999 P.R.S. Moorey The Decorated Ironwork of the Early Iron Age Attributed to Luristan in Western Iran
  2003 Bruno Overlaet, The Early Iron Age in the Pusht-i Kuh; Luristan;
Acta Iranica, Vol. XXVI, 2003; selected parts of the huge volume
  2003 FRANCE-LANORD, A.:1969 La Fer en Iran au premier millenaire avant Jesus Christ.
Revue d'histoire des mines and metallurgie I, 75-126.
Probably important paper but can't get a copy
  2005 Bruno Overlaet, The Chronology of the Iron Age in the Pusht-i Kuh Luristan,
Iranica Antiqua, Vol XL (2005), pp. 1 - 33
  2009 Moshtagh Khorasani, Manouchehr, Bronze and iron weapons from Luristan
  2015 A. Hasanpur et al.; The Baba Jilan Graveyard Near Nurabad, Pisht-i Kuh, Luristan - A Preliminary Report,
Iranica Antiqua, Vol. L (2015), pp 171 -212
     

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