For an overview of archaeological evidence for Anshan and the problems of interpretation associated with this site, see Yeki bud, yeki nabud: Essays on the Archaeology of Iran in Honor of William M. Sumner, ed. N. Miller and K. Abdi (Los Angeles, 2003), especially the articles by T.C. Young, David Stronach and R. Boucharlat (Chapters 22–24).