Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat [East Side], Iran

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Carole Raddato
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published on 17 May 2019
Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat [East Side], Iran

View of the east side of the ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil with the southeastern stairway which provided access to the first terrace. Chogha Zanbil is a magnificent, 3300-year-old ancient Elamite complex located 30 kilometres south-east of the ancient city of Susa in the Khuzestan province of western Iran. The complex occupied a total area of 100 hectares and consisted of a large, five storeys high stepped pyramid temple, monumental palaces, temples and tombs made from thousands of mud bricks of the same dimensions.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 17). Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat [East Side], Iran. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10670/

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Raddato, Carole. "Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat [East Side], Iran." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10670/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat [East Side], Iran." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2019. Web. 06 Dec 2019.

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