An ancient little-known language isolate spoken in SW Persia.
Elam between Assyriology and Iranian Studies
Paper by the Italian scholar Gian Pietro Basello. It outlines the history of Elamite studies, including an extensive bibliography.
Illustrated survey of the three known scripts used for writing Elamite.
Encyclopaedia of the Orient - Elamite
Short entry on the Elamite language (with map), including its history.
Breakthrough in world’s oldest undeciphered writing
The BBC reports on the work at Oxford University to understand Proto-Elamite, a writing system developed in an area that is now in south-western Iran. (October 22, 2012)
Last update:October 23, 2012 at 22:23:16 UTC