انعکاس طاق بستان در دریاچه

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Taq wa San or Taq-e Bostan(Kurdish: تاق وه سان, "arch of Stone"),(Persian: طاق بستان‎, "arch of Bostan") is a site with a series of large rock relief from the era of Sassanid Empire of Persia, the Iranian dynasty which ruled western Asia from 226 to 650 AD. This example of Sassanid art is located 5 km from the city center of Kermanshah in western Iran. It is located in the heart of the Zagros mountains, where it has endured almost 1,700 years of wind and rain. Originally, several sources were visible next to and below the reliefs and arches, some of which are now covered. Sources next to the reliefs still feed a large basin in front of the rock. The site has been turned into an archaeological park and a series of late Sasanian and Islamic column capitals have been brought together (some found at Taq-i Bustan, others at Bisitun and Kermanshah).

The carvings, some of the finest and best-preserved examples of Persian sculpture under the Sassanids, include representations of the investitures of Ardashir II (379–383) and Shapur III (383–388). Like other Sassanid symbols, Taq-e Bostan and its relief patterns accentuate power, religious tendencies, glory, honor, the vastness of the court, game and fighting spirit, festivity, joy, and rejoicing.

Sassanid kings chose a beautiful setting for their rock reliefs along an historic Silk Road caravan route waypoint and campground. The reliefs are adjacent a sacred springs that empty into a large reflecting pool at the base of a mountain cliff.

Taq-e Bostan and its rock relief are one of the 30 surviving Sassanid relics of the Zagros mountains. According to Arthur Pope, the founder of Iranian art and archeology Institute in the USA, "art was characteristic of the Iranian people and the gift which they endowed the world with."

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Comments (134)

Maryan Melnyk on July 9, 2014

Amazing place!!! Like!

Best wishes, Maryan

Chinappi on July 11, 2014

For me, this is a very interesting capture. As far I understand, the job was well done.

I LIKE this photo.

Thank you very much for your visit and nice comments!

Greetings.

Bernard.

♥♫♥ TIFFANY ♥♫♥ on July 17, 2014

Charming place. Like.

Cheers from Italy, ♥♫♥TIFFANY ♥♫♥

蒂芙尼.林 on July 30, 2014

excellent capture and nice composition L/F

thank you very much for visit to my gallery

best regard Tiffany Liem

Very interesting place! Nice informations! Well taken!

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Greetings, Jan

zaferkck on August 29

Wonderful..

Excellent capture

L+F

Greetings from Antalya

Best wishes, Zafer

slawonir on August 30

Wonderful place and shot! L+F

Greetings, Slawek

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on September 6

Great shot ! LIKE

YS

My friendly greetings,Natuska

Passator Cortese PH on September 15

Charming place and magical scenery!

Like 113 + YS 75!

Best wishes from Italy, Francesco.

Jessie Kotini on October 9

Very impressive place! YSL. Best regards, Jessie


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Alfred Schaffer on October 10

Very impressive place! Like!

Alfred

**omidka&Arman** on November 29

Thanks a lot all for your nice comments LIKE &♥YS♥


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الناز روشنی on January 10

عکس زیبااز انعکاس

لایک

Buts Yuri on January 10

Interesting photo! LIKE ! Best wishes, Buts_YV

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 5, 2014
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    by omid&Arman 2
    • Camera: SONY DSC-TX100V
    • Taken on 2014/03/29 19:53:27
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 16.76mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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