Tureng Tepe

Présentation du site

Explored from 1960 to 1977 by a team led by Jean Deshayes (Paris 1), Tureng Tepe is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Iranian world. It has produced a sequence of almost 5 millennia of occupation, fundamental for the archaeology of north-eastern Iran. After a long hiatus, the programme to study and publish the ancient levels (Chalcolithic, Bronze and Iron Age) was relaunched in 2012. The architectural remains, the most important of which are a monumental Bronze Age terrace and an Iron Age citadel, rebuilt several times, have been the subject of a PhD thesis (Julie Bessenay-Prolonge) and 3D reconstructions (Archéovision / Labex Les Passés dans le Présent).