Photo : Zahhak Castle

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/ Date : August 26, 2015

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Photo by: Afshin Iranpour

Province:

Azerbaijan East

Additional Information:

Dimensions: 2048 * 1536
File Size: 1450965
Make: Canon
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Model: Canon DIGITAL IXUS II
Mime: image/jpeg
DateTime: 2005:04:21 12:39:56
Shutter Speed Value: 287/32
Aperture Value: 181/32
Exposure Bias Value: 0/3
Flash: 24
Focal Length: 173/32
X Resolution: 180/1
Y Resolution: 180/1
Resolution Unit: 2
Zahhak Castle

Description:

Zahhak Castle (or citadel) is a castle in East Azerbaijan Province, Hashtrud, Iran. It is named after Zahhak, a figure in Persian mythology. According to various experts, it was inhabited from the second millennium BC until the Timurid era. It was first excavated in the 19th century by British archeologists. Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization has been studying the structure in 6 phases

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