Chogha Mish
+2 More Photos
Tourist Attraction

Choqamish Hill

in Dezful city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Choqamish Hill

Related to Dezful city (located in Khuzestan province)
Within a distance of 40 km. south east of Dezful a few clay hills have remained which are known as Choqamish. According to various studies and research work, it is believed that Choqamish Hill dates back to pre invention of calligraphy to about 34 centuries BC. The primitive culture of its inhabitants have been varified by means of their special method clay modeling and beautifully designed earthenware. This culture dates back to about 6000 years BC.

Chogha Mish provides important evidence for early connections between Susiana and Mesopotamia. The discoveries at Chogha Mish show that the Early Susiana period was contemporary with the Ubaid 1 period of southern Mesopotamia and the Samarra period of central Mesopotamia.

The Close-Line ware of Archaic Susiana 3 phase was contemporary with the Ubaid O phase, which antedates the previously known Ubaid sequence of southern Mesopotamia. The painted pottery of the Samarra period in central Mesopotamia came later.
Fullscreen Map
Chogha Mish
Chogha Mish
The township of Dezful lies at a distance of 721 km. from Tehran, and is located to the north of Khuzestan province. Generally, it has a desert like and comparatively dry weather with hot summers and moderate winters. The word Dezful has been derived from the words 'Dejpol' ...
Category: Museums
Haft Tappeh is 3km off the Ahvaz–Andimeshk Hwy, and 18km south of Shush. It's usually the first stop when heading to the more visually stimulating Choqa Zanbil. Haft ...
Category: Mountains
Haft Tanan Mountain or Kuh-e Haft Tanan (Kūh-e Haft Tanān) is a mountain in Khuzestan Province, Iran. This peak rises to more than 4,000 m. and is a favorite spot ...
Category: Lakes
Dez Dam (formerly known as Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Dam) is 203 m. in height and is considered to be the highest dam in the middle east and ranks the sixth highest ...
Category: Mosques
The Jame' Mosque of Dezful is situated in the central square of the city and is a remnant of the 3rd or 4th century AH. The same has been repeatedly undergone repairs ...
Category: Mausoleums
The same is located to the right of the Dezful - Shooshtar Road. The structure consists of the entrance doorway, anteroom, nocturnal area of the mosque and the ...
Category: Bridges
The old Dezful Bridge was constructed during the Sassanide era, and accounts for one of the ancient bridges in the world. At present this bridge connects Dezful ...
Mount Khajeh (Zabol)
Kooh-e-Khajeh (Khawjeh Mount or Mount Khajeh) is one of the most valuable and historical relics of this province, and is located in the territory of Sistan. This ...
Bahram fire temple (Shahr-e-Rey)
Bahram Fire Temple (Rey Fire Temple or Mil Hill) dates back to the Sasanian Era and is located in Ray City (Shahr-e-Rey). 12 kilometers South East of Rey city toward ...
Nushijan Citadel (Nooshijan Fire Temple or Noushijan Tappe) lies 20km northwest of Malayer and 60 kilometers away from Hamadan in Hamedan Province, in the district ...
Hassanloo Hill (Naqadeh)
Teppe Hasanlu (Tappeh Hassanlou) is an archeological site of an ancient city located in northwest Iran in West Azerbaijan Province, a short distance south of Lake ...
A joint study between Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization, the Louvre, and the Institut Francais de Recherche en Iran also verifies the oldest settlements in ...
Konjancham Castle (or Konjan-Cham Fort) located 15 KM away from Mehran City (in Mehran-Ilam Road) was built in 1326 A.H. under the order of last governor of Ilam ...
Loading Content
Your Name [required]:
Your Email [required]:
Your Message:
Please enter this code:
Copyright 1995-2005, Iran Tourism and Touring Organization, 2005-2019 Iran Travel, Tourism and Touring Online NGO.
All rights reserved. Design & Developement: Sirang Rasaneh Interactive Web Design and Multimedia Studio