The approximate extension of the is shown.
From the 15th century BC, Elamite rulers at Susa began using the title "King of Anshan and Susa" in Akkadian texts, the toponyms are reversed, as "King of Susa and Anshan" , and it seems probable that Anshan and Susa were in fact unified for much of the "Middle Elamite period".
Evidence of the connection to the Achaemenid Empire can be linked through writings on the Cyrus Cylinder which trace the lineage of.
During the mid-late Banesh Period 3100-2800 BC Anshan also had a walled area of 200 hectares.
Finds at Tall-i Malyan included primarily and Middle Elamite tablets, seals, and a pottery sequence important to dating the chronology of the region.
Particularly since it has been discovered that Anshan was politically and culturally advanced.