Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Candidate Archeology, Isfahan University of Arts, Iran.

2 Professor,Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

3 Associate Professor, Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, Iranian Center of Archaeological Research, Research Inistitute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism.


Archaeological excavations in the Boshar River Basin in Kohkiluyeh Provinces have provided evidence for the first time in connection with ancient and Middle Bronze Age cultures in the South Zagros Basin. Exploration in this area was concentrated in two areas. A settlement called Dezak and a cemetery called Deh doman. The results of the excavations provided a preliminary picture of the cultures of the third millennium BC in this region and showed that the Bashar River Basin, due to its geographical location and natural landscape, is an intercultural basin that dates back to the Bronze Age. , Connected the two main and well-known areas of this period, namely Khuzestan plain and Fars plain, and at the same time interacted and communicated with simultaneous cultures in Kerman region and southeastern area, as well as Central Zakres and west of Central Plateau. Is. The most important evidence for such a level of cultural interaction and communication between the Bashar River Basin and other areas is the common pottery traditions. In this article, by conducting comparative typological studies of the collection of pottery obtained from the excavation of Dezak site, with common features and similarities between the forms, the technique of making and decorating the pottery of this area with the pottery traditions of the plain. Khuzestan, Fars plain, Central Zagros and other regions at the same time, the extent of cultural interactions of this period has been discussed.

‌Keywords: Dezak , Bronze Age, Pottery, susa , Banesh / Elamite , kaftari .