The paper publishes the results of the surface investigations and archaeological excavations carried out by the Iranian-Italian Joint Archaeological Mission in Fars with the collaboration of other international teams at the Achaemenid site of Tol-e Ajori, in the Persepolis plain. The activities brought to light a monumental buidling of Early Achaemenid age, the interpretation of which has been supported by geophysical surveys carried out by an Iranian-French team as well as by an Iranian-Italian team. The monuments singles out in the frame of Achamenid architecture of Fars for the exclusive use of mud-brick and baked bricks, with glazed bricks for the outer decoration, inspired by Babylonian and Elamite traditions.

Tol-e Ajori, a new monumental building in Parsa. Preliminary cross interpretations from recent surveys and excavations works around Persepolis (2005-2012)

CALLIERI, PIERFRANCESCO;
2013

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The paper publishes the results of the surface investigations and archaeological excavations carried out by the Iranian-Italian Joint Archaeological Mission in Fars with the collaboration of other international teams at the Achaemenid site of Tol-e Ajori, in the Persepolis plain. The activities brought to light a monumental buidling of Early Achaemenid age, the interpretation of which has been supported by geophysical surveys carried out by an Iranian-French team as well as by an Iranian-Italian team. The monuments singles out in the frame of Achamenid architecture of Fars for the exclusive use of mud-brick and baked bricks, with glazed bricks for the outer decoration, inspired by Babylonian and Elamite traditions.
A. Askari Chaverdi; P. Callieri; S. Gondet
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