Kija Kerchal. An ancient shelter in Savadkooh Province, Mazandaran, Iran

ISBN: 978-2-87457-093-3
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Kija Kerchal. An ancient shelter in Savadkooh Province, Mazandaran, Iran

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R. DAN & M. DIVKOLAEE, "Kija Kerchal. An ancient shelter in Savadkooh Province, Mazandaran, Iran", Res Antiquae 13, Brussels, 2016.
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The Kija Kerchal Cave should be considered, after Ispahbad Ḵᵛoršīd, the most important inhabited cave in the Savadkooh Province. This cave, located in a very isolated position on a side of the Mount Serkhel, preserves important architectural remains, as artificial terrace, stair and traces of walls and wooden beams. This article is devoted to a first evaluation of the structures preserved inside the cave that should be dated back in a preliminary way, thanks to some architectural features, to late Sassanid period.

Keywords: cave, Mazandaran, architecture, late Sassanid
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