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Naqsh-e Rustam
(Naqsh) Sets the name of an ancient city located north of the village near Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran Zangiabadi is located at a distance of 6 kilometers from Persepolis. At a distance of 2.6 kilometers south of Naqsh-e Rustam bed (Persian) or (flat jewel) is located.
In the past, the name of this place has three domes or Dogonbadan among the people of the region, namely mountains (Haji Abad), mountain, pool or mountains (Nfsht) was called for and possibly name Rostam, Naqsh after the Persians , epic hero and rock paintings communicate the Sassanid kings was given to this place.
Ardashir I is the first person in the area with stones, logs shaved and lost his Tajgyry scene (Mazda) recorded. After his coronation, or the description of the Sassanid kings scenes of battles and Aftkhartshan on the breast of the mountains. Ardeshir's son Shapur II embossed next to his Achaemenid reliefs at Naqsh shaved counterparts, probably in imitation of the past has been the political and cultural corrective approach.

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