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Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 13, 2019 07:02 AM History
A cultural landscape located in the southeast of Fars Province, Iran, the Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region is the official denomination given by UNESCO to eight Sasanian-era archaeological sites. This landscape was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 30 June 2018.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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The inscribed properties are: Qal'eh Dokhtar, the Ardashir Investiture Relief, the Victory Relief of Ardashir, Ardashir KhurrehPalace of Ardashir, the City of Bishapur, the Shapur cave, and the Sarvestan Palace.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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