Archaeological bibliography on Shahdad (until 10/2014)

Edit By David Meier

  • Amiet

Amiet, P. [1973], En central Iran. La civilisation du desert de lut, in: Archeologia 07.73, 21-27, Paris.

Amiet, P. [1976], Antiquites du desert de lut (II), in : Revue d´assyriologie et d´archeologie orientale, LXX.1, 1-8, Paris.


  • Ashtana

Ashtana, S. [1984], The place of Shahdad in Indus-Iranian trade,in: Frontiers of the Indus civilization (Lal, B.B.& Gupta, S.P. (eds.), = Sir M. Wheeler Commemoration volume), 353-361, Delhi.


  • Bayani

Bayani, M.E. [1979], Primi risultati dello scavo nel quartiere artigiano di Shahdad (Kerman, Iran). Aspetti della produzione metallurgica alla fine del terzo millenio in Iran; unpublished. M.A. Thesis, La Sapienzia, Rome.


  • Bellelli

Bellelli, G.M. [2002], Vasi iranici in metallo dell´Età del Bronzo, in: Jockenhövel, A. & Kubach, W. (eds.), PBF II.17, Stuttgart.


  • Hakemi

Hakemi, A. [1348/1969], Barasiha-ye bastan shenasi khashie-ye dasht-e lut, in: Bastan shenasi va honar-e Iran 2, 36-51,Tehran.

Hakemi, A. [1351/1972], Rahnama-yeh namayeshgah-e dasht-e lut Khabis "Shahdad"/Catalogue de l´exposition Lut Khabis "Shahdad", Tehran.

Hakemi, A. [1352/1973], Kavosh-haye khashiyeh dasht-e lut- Kashf-e tamadon-e pish az  tarikh dar Khabis Shahdad, in: Honar va mardom, 126, 75-83, Tehran.

Hakemi, A. [1352/1973], Dasht-e lut (2), in: Honar va mardom, 127, 79-89, Tehran.

Hakemi, A. [1973], Prehistoric discoveries in East Iran, in: Illustrated London News, 6900, 261, 64-66, London.

Hakemi, A. [1992], The copper smeting furnaces of the Bronze Age in Shahdad, in: Jarrige, C. (Ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1989 – Papers from the Tenth International Conference of South Asia Archaeologists in Western Europe, Musée national des Arts asiatiques – Guimet, Paris, France, 3-7 July 1989, Monographs in World Archaeology no.14, 119-132, Madison, Wisconsin.

Hakemi, A. [1994], Some statues discovered in the excavations at Shahdad, in: Parpoli, A. & Koskikallio, P. (eds.), South Asian Archaeology 1993, 217-224, Helsinki.

Hakemi, A. [1997], Shahdad. Archaeological excavations of a bronze age centre in Iran, IsMEO Reports and Memoirs XXVII, Rom.

Hakemi, A. & Sajjadi, S.M.S. [1985], Shahdad excavations in the context of the oasis civilization, in: Bactria - An ancient oasis civilization from the sands of Afghanistan, Ligabue & Salvatori (eds.), 141-155, Venice.

Hakemi, A. [2000], Comparison between the plates of Shahdad and other plates that exist in a few museums, in: Proceedings of the fourteenth international conference of the European association of South Asian Archaeologist (Rome, 7-14 July 1997),IsIAO, Rome.


  • Kaboli

Kaboli, M.A. [1362/1983], Ab va abyari dar Shahdad (dar hezareh sevom ghabl az milad), in: Faravahar 1362.1, 60-66, Tehran.

Kaboli, M.A. [1374/1995], Masaken mardom-eh Shahdad va moqayeseh-yeh an ba sokunatgah-hayeh jonub-eh shargh-eh Iran dar chahar hezahreh, in: ICHTO (ed.), tarikheh memari va shahrsazi Iran (vol. III), 111-120, Tehran.

Kaboli, M.A. [1376/1997], Gozaresh-eh dahomin fasl-eh kavosh gruh-eh bastan shenasi Dasht-eh Lut dar mohavate bastani Shahdad, in: ICHTO (ed.), Gozaresh-hayeh Bastan

Shenasi 1, 89-124, Tehran.

Kaboli, M.A. [1391/2012], Shahdad- Diruz va emruz, in: Fahimi, H. & Alizadeh, K. (eds.), Namvarnameh- Papers in honour of Massoud Azarnoush, 99-108, Tehran.


  • Lamberg-Karlovsky

Lamberg Karlovsky, C.C. & Hiebert, F. [1992], The relations of the finds from Shahdad to those from Central Asia, in: JANES 21, 135-140.


  • Meier

Meier, D.M.P. [2008], Die Metallnadeln von Shahdad- eine funktionstypologische Untersuchung, unpubl. M.A. thesis, Tübingen.

Meier, D.M.P. [2011], Archaeometallurgical Investigations of Bronze Age Metal Finds from Shahdad and Tepe Yahya, in: Iranian Journal of Archaeological Studies 1:2, 25-34, Zahedan.

Meier, D.M.P. & Vidale, M. [in press], The man with the Serpents – New Observations on a figurated pin from the Bronze Age site of Shahdad (I.R.I.), in: Iranian Journal of Archaeological Studies(?), Zahedan.


  • Mostofi

Mostofi, A. [1351/1973], Shahdad and it historical geography of Dasht-Lüt, Geographical Reports Publication 8, Tehran.


  • Salvatori

Salvatori, S. [1977], A brief surface survey at Šahdad, 1977; held at the VI. Annual Symposium on Archaeological Research in Iran, November 1977, Tehran.

Salvatori, S. [1978], Problemi di protoistorica iranica: note ulteriori su di una ricognizione di superficie a Shahdad (Kerman, Iran), in: Rivista di Archeologia II, 5-15, Rome.

Salavatori, S. & Vidale, M. [1982], A brief surface survey of the protohistoric site of hahdad (Kerman, Iran): preliminary report, in Rivista di Archeologia VI, 5-10, Rome.


  • Vidale

Vidale, M. [2011], Šahdād, in: Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie Bd.12, 335-336, Berlin, New York.