Visual Timeline: Elam

To navigate the timeline, click and drag it with your mouse, or click on the timeline overview on the bottom.

Legend:

4500 BCE 4000 BCE 3500 BCE 3000 BCE 2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 500 BCE  
 
4200 BCE: Founding of the city of Susa.
 
3200 BCE - 2700 BCE: Proto-Elamite period.
 
2700 BCE - 1600 BCE: Old Elamite period.
 
 
1750 BCE: Elam conquers Ur.
 
1500 BCE - 1100 BCE: Middle Elamite period.
 
1500 BCE - 539 BCE: Neo-Elamite period.
 
648 BCE: War between Assyria and the Elamites.
 
647 BCE: Destruction of the Elamite city of Susa.
 
549 BCE - 486 BCE: Susa is rebuilt and renovated by Persian King Darius the Great.
 
 
538 BCE: The Persian King Cyrus the Great conquers Susa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4500 BCE 4000 BCE 3500 BCE 3000 BCE 2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE