Iran, Inside an ancient and still mysterious civilization ...
sundaytimes.lk12/08/2018 History
By Premala de Mel View(s): 35 The Islamic Republic of Iran (formerly Persia), an ancient civilisation has remained a ‘dark secret’ due to adverse publ...»»»


Traditional luxury: Persian Carpets ...
ameinfo.com07/04/2016 Arts
Persian Carpets, for most of history, have been considered the pinnacle of authentic craftsmanship and artistic designs woven on rugs. The authentic c...»»»


Taq-i Kisra (Ayvan-e Kasra): A landmark in the history of architecture...
tehrantimes.com06/02/2014 History
Now only an imposing brick ruin, Ayvan-e Kasra is the most famous of all Sasanian monuments and a landmark in the history of architecture. While actua...»»»


Negareh: Isfahan Imam Mosque Iwan.jpg...
1host2u.ir01/01/2012 Media
Facade of entrance arcade at Imam Mosque of Isfahan.The Mosque is surrounded with four iwans, arcades. Walls are ornamented with seven-color mosaic ti...»»»


Negareh: Isfahan Imam Mosque Arcade.jpg...
1host2u.ir01/01/2012 Media
Muqarnas in the entrance gate to the Shah Mosque in Isfahan. Muqarnas developed around the middle of the 10th century in northeastern Iran. They take ...»»»


Negareh: Isfahan Imam Mosque 1841.jpg...
1host2u.ir01/01/2012 Media
Painting by the French architect, Pascal Coste, visiting Persia in 1841. The painting shows the main courtyard, with two of the iwans. The iwan to the...»»»


Negareh: Isfahan Imam Mosque Muqarnas.jpg...
1host2u.ir01/01/2012 Media
Muqarnas at Isfahan Imam Mosque built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of th...»»»


Negareh: Shiraz Vakil Mosque Muqarnas.jpg...
1host2u.ir01/01/2012 Media
Muqarnas at the front iwan of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz.This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period covering an area of 8,660...»»»



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