Basseri

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The Basseri are a Persian nomadic and pastoral tribe of the Fars Province in Iran.Their migratory area is around Shiraz.The Basseri are a tribe of Khamseh confederation.

Basseri handcrafts

Basseries are Persian.They are the survivors of Pasargadean tribe, the biggest tribe of Persia in Achaemenid Empire period.They speak Persian with a different accent.They are Shia Muslims.

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  • Fredrik Barth (1964). Nomads of South Persia: the Basseri tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy.
  • Ehsan Yousefi,nomads of Persia:The Basseri tribe;2014;Shiraz