Chamazih Mumah

Chamahzi Mumah


The graveyard of Chamahzi Mumah, dated to the Iron Age III in Western Iran (8th-7th century B.C.), is located in the Chavar district of the Pusht-I Kuh, Luristan. The excavations, directed by Louis Vanden Berghe, were conducted in 1974 and 1975 (10th and 11th expeditions). In total, 81 tombs were discovered. They contained a wide range of objects, including pottery, iron and bronze ornament, jewellery.


Chamahzi Mumah Excavation Record

Dates of creation of material:





Luristan excavation team (Dir. L. Vanden Berghe)


2 boxes, 3 slide boxes, 1 negative box


Dutch, French


The collection is mostly comprised of field notes, plans, object and pottery drawings, photographic documents

Storage place:

Royal Museum for Art and History, Brussels

Access restrictions:

For research purpose only

Use restrictions:

Copyright restrictions may apply

Source of acquisition:


Archivist's note:

Sub-fonds, series and file level descriptions created by V. Van der Stede (April 2014)

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