Izeh
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Kool Farah Engraving (Rock Reliefs)

in Eazeh (Izeh) city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Kool Farah Engraving (Rock Reliefs)

Related to Eazeh (Izeh) city (located in Khuzestan province)
Kool Farah (Kool-e farah or Kul-e Farah  Rock Relief) is an ancient heritage site near Izeh (Eizeh), Khuzestan Province. This Elamite temple consists of six engravings depicting religious ceremonies and scenes of sacrifice dating back some 3000 years.

The same is situated at the end of Eazeh plains, and on its own way is an astonishing one. This engraving depicts the figure heads of the monarch, commander, men, women, captives and beasts such as cows, bison and sheep. It shows a form of worship or respect and the offering of gifts to the ruler. This engraving belongs to the Elamite seat of power before the birth of Christ, and accounts for one of the important and ancient evidences of the Khuzestan province.

The site is one of the most important illustration of ancient Elamit kingdom. There are many stone carvings which illustrates the power of the king and their culture to respect him,and go back to before the birth of Christ. The carvings are in the shapes of heads of the monarch, commander, men, women, captives and beasts such as cows, bison and sheep.
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