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Naqsh-e Rostam
نقش رستم
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Location Marvdasht, Fars Province
Region Iran
Type Necropolis
History
Founded 1200 AD - 625 AD
Periods Achaemenid, Sassanid
Cultures Persian
Management Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran
Architecture
Architectural styles Persian

Naqsh-e Rostam (Persian: نقش رستم [ˌnæɣʃeɾosˈtæm]) is an ancient necropolis located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars Province, Iran


  • Canepa, Matthew P., "Topographies of Power, Theorizing the Visual, Spatial and Ritual Contexts of Rock Reliefs in Ancient Iran", in Harmanşah (2014), google books
  • Cotterell, Arthur (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Classical Civilizations, 1993, Penguin,
  • Hubertus von Gall "NAQŠ-E ROSTAM" in Encyclopædia Iranica [1]

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