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The Zendan-i Sulaiman "Prison of Solomon" is the local name of the Zendan-i Sulaiman Tower seen in these images. As it appears to be unfinished, its purpose is not known, though various interpretations have been put forth--it may be a tomb, a fire temple, a treasury, or none of the above. An interesting clue to how the structure likely would have looked when completed may be found at Naqsh-i-Rostam, a cliffside to the north of Persepolis. Standing in front of the cliffside (into which tombs…

The Zendan-i Sulaiman "Prison of Solomon" is the local name of the Zendan-i Sulaiman Tower seen in these images. As it appears to be unfinished, its purpose is not known, though various interpretations have been put forth--it may be a tomb, a fire temple, a treasury, or none of the above. An interesting clue to how the structure likely would have looked when completed may be found at Naqsh-i-Rostam, a cliffside to the north of Persepolis. Standing in front of the cliffside (into which tombs…

Fire in Zoroastrian Temple which has been kept burning for 1500 years

The Sacred Eternal Flame is said to have been burning since approx. 470 AD - over years, Zoroastrian Fire Temple in city of Yazd, IRAN

The Bactrian Treasure - Hill of Gold

Bactrian Gold hoard was discovered at Tillya Tepe, in Afghanistan.

Assyrian ivory plaque head representing Ishtar, 725 B.C. She has been nicknamed the Mona Lisa of Nimrud, her hair has been painted black and the artwork is originally believed to have been attached to a piece of furniture. Her delicate oval face and smile is enchanting. Iraq museum, Baghdad

Assyrian Royal Tombs of Kalhu ( modern Nimrud ) Some fabulous gold jewelry & other things on this website!

A Day In The Lalz - Kashan-Travel Blog-Iran-Fashion- Travel-Kashan Bazaar-Neyasar Waterfall-Golab-Nooshabad Underground City-Sialk-

A Day In The Lalz - Kashan-Travel Blog-Iran-Fashion- Travel-Kashan Bazaar-Neyasar Waterfall-Golab-Nooshabad Underground City-Sialk-

Jewellery dating from the 7th and 6th centuries BC has been found in the votive pit at the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, and in tumuli in the province of Usak.

Jewellery dating from the and centuries BC has been found in the votive pit at the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, and in tumuli in the province of Usak.

Ancient Anatolian Jewellery dating from the 7th and 6th centuries BC has been found in the votive pit at the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, and in tumuli in the province of Usak.

Ancient Anatolian Jewellery dating from the and centuries BC has been found in the votive pit at the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, and in tumuli in the province of Usak.

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