Short Title

B45.725 Taq-e-Bustan

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Creator

Denis Baly

Creation Date

1963

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General account of Taq-e-Bustan: The Taq-e-Bustan (“arch” of Bustan) is a site 5 km from Kermanshah in Western Iran, famous for the well-preserved Sassanian rock carvings that it contains in two grottos treated as ivans. There are two iwans, one larger than the other. This shows a view of the site of the Taq-e-Bustan, tucked away in the Zagros mountains. A nearby sacred springs feeds the pond in front of the carved iwans.

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Kermanshah, Iran

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