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Nomads of Luristan

history, material culture, and pastoralism in western Iran

by Inge Demant Mortensen

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Published by Thames and Hudson, Rhodos International Science and Art Publishers in London, New York, N.Y, Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Luristān(Iran),
  • Iran,
  • Luristān.
    • Subjects:
    • Nomads -- Iran -- Luristān.,
    • Luristān(Iran) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementInge Demant Mortensen ; Ida Nicolaisen, editor-in-chief.
      ContributionsNicolaisen, Ida., Carlsberg Foundation"s Nomad Research Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS269.L87 M67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination413 p. :
      Number of Pages413
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1753577M
      ISBN 100500015724
      LC Control Number92082002
      OCLC/WorldCa28395927

      Synopsis The Lur nomads live in Luristan in the west of modern Iran. In Iran, on the other hand, the natural relation to the groundline is often disregarded. Select Format: Hardcover. The bronze jewelry [p. If this assumption can be maintained, [15] it seems possible that the ibex standards go back to Elamite prototypes.

      Since the early Holocene, most, if not all, agricultural communities in Iran had kept herds of sheep and goat, but the communities themselves were sedentary: only a few of their members were required to move with the herds seasonally. We followed the Roman legions, sharpening swords and repairing armor. When I have free hours, I read. In the lower pair the bodies are quite flat and merely show a linear patterning of the surface, and the heads are worked in the round without much differentiation of the planets. The same pattern is found on the horizontal ridges which divide the registers in the beaker from Hasanlu, Plate 28, an object dated with some assurance in the ninth century B. There's quite a The author is a Brit who came to America to wander.

      His wife had gotten to keep the house. No current Talk conversations about this book. In the northern part of Lorestan, formerly known as Lesser Lorestan "Lur-e-Kuchak"live the Faylisdivided into the Pishkuh Lurs in the east and Pushtkuh Lurs in the adjoining Iraqi territory in the west. British Museum, c A few indications for classifying the groups of finds from Luristan are given by the seal types which are seen together with Luristan bronzes in dealers' shops and in collections.


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Nomads of Luristan book

Frye wrote that "the Lurs and their dialects are closely related to the Persians of Fars province, and naturally belong to the southwestern branch of the Iranian peoples There's no real examination of what would make a person choose to be a nomad, and there's an explicit exclusion of women as independent wanderers, except for one token inclusion in the final chapter.

Though the arrival of Iranian speaking groups, attested in written sources beginning in the time of Herodutus, began to change the demography of the plateau, it wasn't until later in the eleventh century that an influx of Turkic speaking Oghuz nomadic groups--"true" nomads of the steppe--began the modification of the demography of the Iranian Plateau that accelerated with the Mongol conquest.

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Publication, Distribution, et. Some suggestion for the way in which standards could have been set up can be made merely for the ibex standards. The majority of the bronzes appears to belong to the second and third phases, which are as yet difficult to differentiate. Or, for some, empathy and sympathy are conflated and it is more difficult to see things from another angle.

In the standards with feline creatures no such development from a more naturalistic to an abstract type can be observed; instead, the felines immediately appear with long, decoratively curved necks.

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It takes about an hour to take everything down, about an hour to move it, and then about three hours to put it all up again. In winter, they often move in front of a mountain for shelter.

Possibly the simply and naturalistically modelled standards with two small ibexes are the earliest.

Antique Gabbeh, Luri Nomads, Luristan, Western Persia.

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Many Lurs are small-scale agriculturists and shepherds. A big thank you to those of you who participated in this thread. The bronzes were probably first formed in wax and later cast in bronze by the lost-wax process. Among the settled urban populace the authority of tribal elders still remains a strong influence, though not as dominant as it is among the nomads.

The last Shah of IranMohammad Reza Pahlaviused less forceful methods along with economic incentives, which met with greater, though not complete, success. A few Lurs are also traveling musicians. Two other faces with staring eyes appear above. The goddess herself wears gigantic disk-headed pins, the points of which project over her shoulders.

In some of the cheek-pieces, such as those reproduced in Plate 20, an ancient artistic device of Iranian art is employed in turning the animals' heads at right angles to the axis of the body and modelling them three-dimensionally [see the comments below on this device in connection with some of the gold vessels from Marlik, p.

They include a great number of ornaments, tools, weapons, horse-fittings and a smaller number of vessels including situlae, and those found in recorded excavations are generally found in burials.

This is in part due to the drill which was employed to make the major hollows for the animal bodies in the plaque and also for the details in the head, as well as for rings, each with a dot in the centre, which fill the field.

This dialect is spoken by the inhabitants of Bakhtiari, Kuh-Gilu-Boir Ahmed, in the north and east of Khuzistan, in the Mamasani district of Fars, and in some areas of Bushehr province.

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The best-known Luristan bronzes are the so-called standards, consisting of a pair of ibexes or a pair of feline animals, panthers or lions, or of a demonic figure with support and held in place by a thin tube or a pin. Another group of Luristan bronzes consists of objects worked in repoussé and chased.