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ANCIENT GRAVEYARDS IN IRAN (category)

More information about Khalid Nabi Cemetery
Khalid Nabi Cemetery
in Gonbad Kavoos City
Khalid Nabi Cemetery also known as "Cemetery of the Prophet Khaled is a cemetery in northeastern Iran's Golestan province near the border with Turkmenistan, roughly 40 miles (64 ... MORE
An old cemetery in northeastern Iran's Golestan province near the border with Turkmenistan, roughly 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Gonbad-e Kavous city, in the Gokcheh Dagh hills of Turkmen Sahra.
More information about Shami Historical Graveyard
Shami Historical Graveyard
in Izeh (Eazeh) City
Shami Graveyard located in Shami village, north of Eazeh. In this vicinity a large number of tombs resembling those belonging to the Sassanide period are observed. Unfortunately they ... MORE
Shami Graveyard located in Shami village, north of Eazeh. In this vicinity a large number of tombs resembling those belonging to the Sassanide period are observed. Unfortunately they have been illegally excavated. Relics and statues discovered in this area, speak of a much older civilization. The Valley ...
city: Tehran
Other old graveyards of the province are: Hazrat Abdol Azeem Graveyard located in south-east of exterior courtyard of the same mausoleum, the Russian, Armenians, French and Italian ... MORE
Other old graveyards of the province are: Hazrat Abdol Azeem Graveyard located in south-east of exterior courtyard of the same mausoleum, the Russian, Armenians, French and Italian Graveyards located in Vosooq Avenue, Hindus, Jews, Christians belonging to the British Embassy, and those of Assyrians.
More information about Zahirodoleh Cemetery
Zahirodoleh Cemetery
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This graveyard is located in Darband Avenue in a garden with an area covering 3,000 sq. m. It is the resting abode of many artists and poets such as "Rahi Mo'ayeri", "Iraj Mirza" and ... MORE
This graveyard is located in Darband Avenue in a garden with an area covering 3,000 sq. m. It is the resting abode of many artists and poets such as "Rahi Mo'ayeri", "Iraj Mirza" and "Furooq Farokhzad".
More information about Cheshmak Graveyard
Cheshmak Graveyard
in Pol-e Dokhtar City
This Graveyard is located in the narrow valley of Cheshmak in a vacinity known as Michaku, and is related to the Parthian era. The graves are in rows, in a north-south direction and ... MORE
This Graveyard is located in the narrow valley of Cheshmak in a vacinity known as Michaku, and is related to the Parthian era. The graves are in rows, in a north-south direction and at a distance of 4 to 5 m. from each other. Each grave is 4.5 to 5m. in length, and 1.5 m. in width. The tomb-stones lean ...
More information about Ebne Babvaih Cemetery
Ebne Babvaih Cemetery
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This old graveyard covers an area of 9.5 hectares. Its the resting abode of known personalities such as Mirzadeh Eshqi (a great revolutionary poet), Dehkhoda (a literary scholar and ... MORE
This old graveyard covers an area of 9.5 hectares. Its the resting abode of known personalities such as Mirzadeh Eshqi (a great revolutionary poet), Dehkhoda (a literary scholar and writer of the dictionary by the same name). Dr. Hossein Fatemi (Foreign Minister during the period of the national movement ...
More information about Hareh Baq Graveyard
Hareh Baq Graveyard
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
This Graveyard is located on a hillock in the village of Hareh Baq (Khoram Abad). A few of the graves here have 'kufic' engravings on them dating to the 5th and 6th centuries AH. The ... MORE
This Graveyard is located on a hillock in the village of Hareh Baq (Khoram Abad). A few of the graves here have 'kufic' engravings on them dating to the 5th and 6th centuries AH. The tomb of Sheikh Mehdi, one of the reputed personalities of this area is in this cemetry.
More information about Onar Graveyard
Onar Graveyard
in Meshginshahr (Meshgin Shahr) City
This graveyard is located in the Onar Village, 24 km. from Meshkin Shahr. It has a diversity of tombstones including some with the design of a star or other decorations. In this graveyard ... MORE
This graveyard is located in the Onar Village, 24 km. from Meshkin Shahr. It has a diversity of tombstones including some with the design of a star or other decorations. In this graveyard several historical objects have been found.
The structure of 'Goor Dokhtar' is very similar to the mausoleum of Koorush the great in Pasargadae (about 600 BC.). This structure is made of 24 slabs of stones, according to the ... MORE
The structure of 'Goor Dokhtar' is very similar to the mausoleum of Koorush the great in Pasargadae (about 600 BC.). This structure is made of 24 slabs of stones, according to the 'Orartoie' and Elamite principles such as the ziggurat of Choqazanbil.This valuable monument is registered on the records ...
More information about Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)
Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)
in Iranshahr (Iran Shahr) City
The remnants of crypts or towers of silence (Sokoot) can be observed in various parts of the province. Till centuries after the Arab conquests, the Zoroastrian preaching and religion ... MORE
The remnants of crypts or towers of silence (Sokoot) can be observed in various parts of the province. Till centuries after the Arab conquests, the Zoroastrian preaching and religion held good in Sistan. Vestiges of these towers (of silence ) or fire-temples of the province are reminders of such periods.
More information about Behesht-e-Zahra Cemetery
Behesht-e-Zahra Cemetery
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This large graveyard is the resting abode of the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution such as martyrs of 17th Shahrivar 1357 AH, martyrs of the office of the Islamic Republican Party, ... MORE
This large graveyard is the resting abode of the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution such as martyrs of 17th Shahrivar 1357 AH, martyrs of the office of the Islamic Republican Party, martyrs of the eight years of Iraqi-imposed war, the tomb of Ayatollah Taleqani and other martyrs of the Islamic Revolution. ...
More information about Dowlat Cemetery
Dowlat Cemetery
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
This Graveyard with an area of 2,000 sq m. is located in Dowlat Avenue. The date of the last burial taken place here was about 50 years ago which was a commemoration of World War II. MORE
This Graveyard with an area of 2,000 sq m. is located in Dowlat Avenue. The date of the last burial taken place here was about 50 years ago which was a commemoration of World War II.
More information about Zoroastrian Graveyard
Zoroastrian Graveyard
in Ahvaz City
city: Ahvaz
In the eastern mountainous region of Ahvaz, there are some engraved crypts right in the heart of mountain, which was supposed to be the burial place for Zoroastrians of Ahvaz in the ... MORE
In the eastern mountainous region of Ahvaz, there are some engraved crypts right in the heart of mountain, which was supposed to be the burial place for Zoroastrians of Ahvaz in the pre-Islamic era. The present appearance and condition of crypts reveals that these places probably used to be temples, ...
More information about Aslandooz Graveyard
Aslandooz Graveyard
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
At a proximity to Aslandooz in Moqan, there are graveyards dating back to the 1st millennium before Islam. In the vast plain of Moqan there are also graveyards which mostly belong ... MORE
At a proximity to Aslandooz in Moqan, there are graveyards dating back to the 1st millennium before Islam. In the vast plain of Moqan there are also graveyards which mostly belong to the 1st millennium BC. An example is the graveyard near Germi (i.e. Cidlar) with designed bricks.
More information about Karjan Graveyard
Karjan Graveyard
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
Located west of the Karjan Kalkhoran Village, it contains a few tombstones designed in the Islamic style. This graveyard dates back to about the 6 - 8th centuries AH. MORE
Located west of the Karjan Kalkhoran Village, it contains a few tombstones designed in the Islamic style. This graveyard dates back to about the 6 - 8th centuries AH.
More information about Other Old Graveyards
Other Old Graveyards
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
Among other historical graveyards of the province Sham Asbi Graveyard can be pointed out. MORE
Among other historical graveyards of the province Sham Asbi Graveyard can be pointed out.
city: Bushehr
In a part of the mountainous area of Khark Island, numerous graves have been discovered and a strong probability exists that these belong to the Zoroastrians and the Christian communities. ... MORE
In a part of the mountainous area of Khark Island, numerous graves have been discovered and a strong probability exists that these belong to the Zoroastrians and the Christian communities. These graves date back to the end of the Sassanian and the beginning of the Islamic eras. In graves belong to men ...
city: Bushehr
This graveyard is in the north west of "Bandar-e-Taheri' and in the southern slopes overlooking it. Numerous graves have been found rectangular in shape (210 cm x 50 cm) and with a ... MORE
This graveyard is in the north west of "Bandar-e-Taheri' and in the southern slopes overlooking it. Numerous graves have been found rectangular in shape (210 cm x 50 cm) and with a depth of 40-60cm. These graves have been dug out in the stone. Opposite to this graveyard is another site where the graves ...
More information about Other Ancient Graveyards
Other Ancient Graveyards
in Bushehr City
city: Bushehr
Other graveyards and in this province are named as the grave of 'Shaqab' (Bushehr), the tomb of a British General (Bushehr), the 'Marv hillock and Pahn' hillock in Burazjan. MORE
Other graveyards and in this province are named as the grave of 'Shaqab' (Bushehr), the tomb of a British General (Bushehr), the 'Marv hillock and Pahn' hillock in Burazjan.
More information about Chenar Graveyard
Chenar Graveyard
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
Located in the Chenarbash region of Ilam, this historical graveyard belongs to the 1st millennium BC. Some graves have been discovered there, where the dead were buried in small and ... MORE
Located in the Chenarbash region of Ilam, this historical graveyard belongs to the 1st millennium BC. Some graves have been discovered there, where the dead were buried in small and large earthenware jars with their belongings according to their traditions.
More information about Kan-e-Gonbad Graveyard
Kan-e-Gonbad Graveyard
in Ilam City
city: Ilam
This graveyard is located 30 kilometers southeast of Ilam on the outskirts of Shah Nakhjir Mountain one of the extensions of Kabir Kooh. Archaeological studies indicate that the discovered ... MORE
This graveyard is located 30 kilometers southeast of Ilam on the outskirts of Shah Nakhjir Mountain one of the extensions of Kabir Kooh. Archaeological studies indicate that the discovered vestiges belong to 2500-2600 BC. and 4600-4500 BC.
More information about Shah Kooh Graveyard
Shah Kooh Graveyard
in Qazvin City
city: Qazvin
Beyond Shahrood and in the middle of the cemetery located in the skirts of the Shah Kooh Mountains, there are two tombs identical in structure and constructed of stone. The basic plan ... MORE
Beyond Shahrood and in the middle of the cemetery located in the skirts of the Shah Kooh Mountains, there are two tombs identical in structure and constructed of stone. The basic plan of the construction is a quadrilateral. The four walls of which are to the height of about 2 m. and built of slabs of ...
More information about Sassanide Hormoz Grave
Sassanide Hormoz Grave
in Ramhormoz City
city: Ramhormoz
This tomb or grave is located in one of main streets of Ramhormoz city in the midst of a garden. Accoding to the statement of people, this tomb belongs to Hormoz Sassanid, the founder ... MORE
This tomb or grave is located in one of main streets of Ramhormoz city in the midst of a garden. Accoding to the statement of people, this tomb belongs to Hormoz Sassanid, the founder of Ramhormoz city. Within a short distance is the tomb of Imamzadeh Bibi Seeni, which is a place of pilgrimage, that ...
More information about Miarkesheh Graveyard
Miarkesheh Graveyard
in Roodsar City
city: Roodsar
This cemetry is situated on the outskirts of the Komani village, in the plains of 'Miarkesheh'. The same encompasses an aggregate of tombs related to the Sassanide period. Objects ... MORE
This cemetry is situated on the outskirts of the Komani village, in the plains of 'Miarkesheh'. The same encompasses an aggregate of tombs related to the Sassanide period. Objects such as silver coins, related to the late Sassanide era, that is from the reigns of Hormoz IV and Yazdgerd III (632-651 ...
More information about Shah Jan Graveyard
Shah Jan Graveyard
in Roodsar City
city: Roodsar
The said is located at a distance of 2 km. from the village of 'Shah Jan'. One of the enriched archaeological sites of Gilan. Remnants of crypt-like tombs of the Achaemenian era, tombs ... MORE
The said is located at a distance of 2 km. from the village of 'Shah Jan'. One of the enriched archaeological sites of Gilan. Remnants of crypt-like tombs of the Achaemenian era, tombs of the Parthian period, and those related to the early Islamic period can be observed here. On the level, as well as ...
More information about Pelkeh Kan Graveyard
Pelkeh Kan Graveyard
in Shirvan Va Chardavol City
This graveyard is located in the historical area of Halilan. There are several graves in this area which have been illegally excavated and vestiges stolen. MORE
This graveyard is located in the historical area of Halilan. There are several graves in this area which have been illegally excavated and vestiges stolen.
city: Tabriz
This graveyard is to the north of the village of Qadamgah and some of the tombstones display the dates from the 7th and 8th centuries AH. MORE
This graveyard is to the north of the village of Qadamgah and some of the tombstones display the dates from the 7th and 8th centuries AH.
More information about Panbeh Shalvar Graveyard
Panbeh Shalvar Graveyard
in Tabriz City
city: Tabriz
This historical graveyard is in the village of Panbeh Shalvar 6 km. south east of Tabriz. From inscriptions on the graves it can be noted that famous and reputed people were buries ... MORE
This historical graveyard is in the village of Panbeh Shalvar 6 km. south east of Tabriz. From inscriptions on the graves it can be noted that famous and reputed people were buries here in the 7th, 8th, and 9th centuries AH. The grave of Soltan Ovais II (of the Eilkhani dynasty) who ruled for 73 years ...
This grave yard is related to the 2nd millennium BC. and is close to the Karami village of Sisakht. From historical point of view, the site is comparable to the pre-historic archaeological ... MORE
This grave yard is related to the 2nd millennium BC. and is close to the Karami village of Sisakht. From historical point of view, the site is comparable to the pre-historic archaeological hills in the region. More archaeological surveys, excavations and studies are required to reach the remaining relics ...
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