Naqsh-e Rustam

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Naqsh-e Rostam
نقش رستم
Naqsh-e rostam.JPG
Naqsh-e Rustam is located in Iran
Naqsh-e Rustam
Shown within Iran
LocationMarvdasht, Fars Province
RegionIran
Coordinates29°59′20″N 52°52′29″E / 29.98889°N 52.87472°E / 29.98889; 52.87472Coordinates: 29°59′20″N 52°52′29″E / 29.98889°N 52.87472°E / 29.98889; 52.87472
TypeNecropolis
History
Founded1200 AD - 625 AD
PeriodsAchaemenid, Sassanid
CulturesPersian
ManagementCultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran
Architecture
Architectural stylesPersian

Naqsh-e Rostam (Persian: نقش رستم[ˌnæɣʃeɾosˈtæm]) is an ancient necropolis located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars Province, Iran

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  • Canepa, Matthew P., "Topographies of Power, Theorizing the Visual, Spatial and Ritual Contexts of Rock Reliefs in Ancient Iran", in Harmanşah (2014), google books
  • Cotterell, Arthur (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Classical Civilizations, 1993, Penguin, ISBN 0670826995

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