Tang-e Chogan

Shapur’s Cave


Entering into Tang-e Chogan and moving southeast opposite the direction of water flow, it can be seen that the valley becomes wider gradually....

 



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Qaleh Pesar


Remains of a castle called Qaleh Pesar indicated that it stood on the northeastern highlands of Shapur mountain range on the right side of Shapur River and Tang-e Chogan. The...

 



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Qaleh Dokhtar


Among similarities of the Sassanian city of Bishapur with many of its contemporary Iranian cities was the construction of a nearby fortress located at highlands overlooking the city...



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Reliefs of Tang-e Chogan

The First Relief of Shapur I


   The first and indeed one of the earliest reliefs of Shapur has been carved on the left bank of Tang-e Chogan and consists of a combined scene...


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The Second Relief of Shapur I


Shapur’s second relief in Tang-e Chogan has been depicted on a sheltered concave surface cliff on the left bank of the river...



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The Third Relief of Shapur in Tang-e Chogan

The third relief regarding the victory of Shapur I over the Roman emperors has been carved on the right side of the Shapur River and like the second relief...

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Investiture Relief of Bahram I

 This stone relief is carved on the rocks of the right bank of the Shapur River, and its theme is about the reception of the the royal ring by Bahram I (271-274) from Ahura Mazda...

 

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The First Relief of Bahram II in Tang-e Chogan

In this stone relief, the Sassanian king - Bahram II (274-293 AD) is shown on horseback. He has a beard and long hair and is wearing a winged crown which looks like the wing of an eagle...


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The Second Relief of Bahram II

 This relief which has been carved over a flat and rectangular surface with a diameter of 5/10 by 5 meters is the second major relief attributed to Bahram II (274-293 CE) in Tang-e Chogan...
 
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