ancient susa

Susa

History of Ancient Susa Susa  was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran, located about 150 miles east of the Tigris River in Khuzestan province of Iran. As well as being an archaeological site, Shush is also a lively village due to the devotion of Shi’a Muslims and the Persian […]

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat

Chogha Zanbil

Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat: an Unfinished Elamite Site  Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat: This ziggurat is arguably the most distinct architectural feature of the Mesopotamian civilization. Nevertheless, some of these structures have been found to exist outside the area once occupied by this ancient civilization. One of these ziggurats is located in Chogha Zanbil (meaning ‘basket mound’), near […]

Tchogha Zanbil
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