Photo : Shapur cave

/ Photo ID: #721


/ Date : August 12, 2012

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Photo by: masood jafari



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Shapur cave


Shapur cave/ Shapour cave (Persian: غار شاپور‎) is located in the Zagros Mountains, in southern Iran, about 6 km from the ancient city of Bishapur. This cave is near Kazerun in Chogan valley where was the site of polo/chogan during Sassanian. In the cave, on the fourth of five terraces, stands the colossal statue of Shapur I, the second ruler of the Sassanid Empire. The statue was carved from one stalagmite.The height of statue is 7 m. high and its shoulders are 2 m. wide, and its hands are 3 m. long.

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