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Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City

Related to Shoosh (Susa) city (located in Khuzestan province)
Iwan-e Karkheh (Eivan-e Karkhe) is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa). It is known as 'Kut Karkheh' or Ivan-e-Kharkheh palace.

A colossal rampart encloses the palace, and on each side there are entrances at regular intervals. To the east of the area, there is a ruined ...
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Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa).
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa).
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa).
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
The city was founded by Shapur II (r.309-379) after he had sacked Susa
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa).
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
A large building, excavated in 1950, may have been his palace. The walls were covered with plaster, the building was surrounded by a garden, and it contained a transversal barrel-vault of a type that was to become popular in Christian churches, but has not been attested earlier than Iwan-e Karkheh.
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa). | Copyright: Aram Parsi Rad
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
The city was founded by Shapur II (r.309-379) after he had sacked Susa | Copyright: Aram Parsi Rad
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
A large building, excavated in 1950, may have been his palace. The walls were covered with plaster, the building was surrounded by a garden, and it contained a transversal barrel-vault of a type that was to become popular in Christian churches, but has not been attested earlier than Iwan-e Karkheh. | Copyright: Aram Parsi Rad
Iwan-e Karkheh ancient city,Eivan-e Karkhei historical site,Kut Karkheh,کوت کرخه,شهر باستانی ایوان کرخه,ساسانیان,شوش,susa,shoush,shoosh
Iwan-e Karkheh Ancient City near Shoush (Susa)
It is a monument from the Sassanide period and is located 20km northwest of the ruined city of Shoosh (Susa). | Copyright: Aram Parsi Rad
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