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The fourth millennium BC used to be a severe interval of socio-economic and political transformation within the Iranian Plateau and its surrounding zones. this era witnessed the looks of the world’s earliest city centres, hierarchical administrative buildings, and writing structures. those advancements are indicative of vital alterations in socio-political buildings which have been interpreted as proof for the increase of early states and the advance of inter-regional alternate, embedded in longer-term procedures that begun within the later 5th millennium BC. Iran used to be an immense participant in western Asia in particular within the medium- to long-range alternate in uncooked fabrics and complete goods all through this era. The 20 papers awarded the following illustrate forcefully how the re-examination of outdated excavation effects, mixed with a lot new study, has dramatically multiplied our wisdom and knowing of neighborhood advancements at the Iranian Plateau and of long-range interactions through the serious interval of the fourth millennium BC.

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