Publications

Samei, S., and D. Olszewski, D. In Press. Zooarchaeological Investigation of Late Pleistocene Subsistence Adaptations in the Zagros Highlands. In Pleistocene Archaeology of the Iranian Plateau, Iraq and the Caucasus, eds. Biglari, F., S. Shidrang, and M. Mashkour. National Museum of Iran Paleolithic Studies Series N, pp. 261–275.

Alizadeh, K., Samei, S., Mohammadkhani, K., and R. Tykot. 2018. Craft production and political power at Köhne Shahar, a Kura-Araxes settlement in the Iranian Azerbaijan. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 51: 127–143.

Samei, S., Munro, N., al-Nahar, M., and D. Olszewski. 2016. Differential bone preservation and human foraging at the Early Epipaleolithic site of Tor at-Tareeq (WHS1065) in the western highlands of Jordan. Quaternary International 396: 52–61.

Munro, N.D., Kennerty, M., Meier, J.S., Samei, S., al-Nahar, M., and D.I. Olszewski. 2016. Human hunting and site occupation intensity in the Early Epipaleolithic of the Jordanian western highlands. Quaternary International 396: 31–39.

Alizadeh, K., Eghbal, H., and S. Samei. 2014. Approaches to social complexity in Kura-Araxes Culture: a view from Köhne Shahar (Ravaz) in Chaldran, Iranian Azerbaijan. Paléorient 41(1): 37–54.

Works in Progress

Samei, S., Alizadeh, K, and N. Munro. Herd management and provisioning strategies at the Kura-Araxes settlement of Köhne Shahar, northwestern Iran. Submitted to Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. * Reviews received, revised manuscript resubmitted on March 11, 2019.

Samei, S., Hovhannisyan, N., and B. Gasparyan. Animal use and exploitation in the Chalcolithic occupation of Areni-1 Cave in Armenia. Targeted journal: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. * Manuscript under preparation, to be submitted in May, 2019.

Samei, S., and K. Alizadeh. A Zooarchaeological Perspective on the organization of craft production at the Kura-Araxes settlement of Köhne Shahar, Northwestern Iran. Targeted journal: PLOS ONE. * Manuscript under preparation, to be submitted in May, 2019.

Batiuk, S., Alizadeh, K., Badalyan, R., Rafael Greenberg, R., Hovsepyan, R., Lyonnet, B., Palumbi, G., Paz, S., Philip, G., Rothman, M., and S. Samei. New perspectives on the Kura-Araxes: results of the 2017 Toronto workshop. Targeted journal: PLOS ONE. * Manuscript under preparation, to be submitted in Summer, 2019.