Survey of the Grave goods of the Sassanid period  Northern Iran (metal utensils) from archaeological excavations
Survey of the Grave goods of the Sassanid period Northern Iran (metal utensils) from archaeological excavations

soheil ahmadi vastani; Jebrael Nokandeh; mostafa dehpahlavan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2022.337911.143082

Abstract
  The period between the third and sixth centuries AD (Sassanid period) is very important in terms of archeology and the study of cultural changes and transformations of the Iranian plateau. ...  Read More
A New perspective of cenotaph Tradition in Eastern Iran: Case Studies from Shahr-e Sokhteh, Shahdad (Khabis) and Khonaman
A New perspective of cenotaph Tradition in Eastern Iran: Case Studies from Shahr-e Sokhteh, Shahdad (Khabis) and Khonaman

Hassan Basafa; sadegh davari; Nasir Eskandari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.342386.143111

Abstract
  Recognition of burial methods and interpretation of grave artifacts are reflection of human beliefs about the other world, customs, religious beliefs as well as social structures and ...  Read More
Maritime trade between Iran and China in the first to tenth centuries AH based on the excavated pottery from the Persian Gulf region
Maritime trade between Iran and China in the first to tenth centuries AH based on the excavated pottery from the Persian Gulf region

tayebe rahimi; hassan karimiyan; kazem omidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.364689.143229

Abstract
  Evidence has shown that the history of communication between the people of Iran and China goes back long before the rise of Islam. Attested by textual sources and archeological documents, ...  Read More
A research on Zoroastrian religion of the Sassanid period on the shores of the Persian Gulf
Case study: Mehr Nuyafete from Bardestan, Bandar Deir, Bushehr province
A research on Zoroastrian religion of the Sassanid period on the shores of the Persian Gulf Case study: Mehr Nuyafete from Bardestan, Bandar Deir, Bushehr province

Hossein Tofighian; Fariba Sharifian; Katayon Fekripour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.364329.143228

Abstract
  During the Sassanid period, due to the prosperity of Zoroastrian religion, religious buildings were built in the form of four-story fire temples. These fire temples included four-room ...  Read More
Comparative comparison of Tools and Archeological Textiles of the Bronze Age (Shahr-i- Sokhtah), with similar today examples
Comparative comparison of Tools and Archeological Textiles of the Bronze Age (Shahr-i- Sokhtah), with similar today examples

Haleh Helali Esfahani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.360834.143216

Abstract
  Shahr-i- Sokhtah, with a large amount of cultural data, has a special importance and position compared to other sites of the third millennium BC in the Iranian plateau; Because the ...  Read More
Study and analysis of the chalcolithic period of Moghan plain based on archaeological data of yatag tepesi
Study and analysis of the chalcolithic period of Moghan plain based on archaeological data of yatag tepesi

Ali Karimikiya; Reza Rezaloo; Akbar Abedi; Ardeshir Javanmardzade

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.319501.142989

Abstract
  The Aras river and other rivers in the Moghan region have played an important role in the formation of prehistoric sites. Although the Moghan plain has not received much attention in ...  Read More
Cathodoluminescence Microscopy and Synchrotron based Diffraction in Identifying the Technology and Structure of Celadons from the city of Gour.
Cathodoluminescence Microscopy and Synchrotron based Diffraction in Identifying the Technology and Structure of Celadons from the city of Gour.

Majid Montazer zohouri; Remy Chapoulie; Mohammadamin Emami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.363663.143227

Abstract
  The use of high-energy synchrotron rays in order to identify and characterize historical and cultural materials as accurately as possible, usually in a non-destructive manner and with ...  Read More
Recreating the Epic in History; Bahram Chubine's imitation of the legend of Arash Kamangir
Recreating the Epic in History; Bahram Chubine's imitation of the legend of Arash Kamangir

ali akbar mesgar; sara okhravi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.373773.143254

Abstract
  Historical data and reports have the ability to be matched with mythological and epic content. The emergence of special conditions in history and its similarity with epic or mythological ...  Read More
Symbology and study of mint activity regarding the smallest Sasanian monetary unit
Symbology and study of mint activity regarding the smallest Sasanian monetary unit

Reza Shabani; hakimeh ahmadizadeh shendi; javad heravi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.371446.143249

Abstract
  In the financial system of the Sassanid era (224-651 AD), in addition to the two monetary units of dinar (gold) and dirham (silver), there were other less valuable units, which even ...  Read More
The Sham Valley and the Question of the Ilkhanids’ Religious Leniency in Northwest Iran (Jolfa)
The Sham Valley and the Question of the Ilkhanids’ Religious Leniency in Northwest Iran (Jolfa)

Soraya َAfshari; Liliy Niakan; Behrooz Omrani; Mohammad Mortezayi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 1-23

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.323475.143018

Abstract
  Archaeological inquiries into the Islamic period show both in quantity and quality that targeted and wide-ranging studies aiming to identify the pertinent monuments and sites have obvious ...  Read More
The Archaeological Survey of Shahivand Region in Chegeni County, Lorestan Province
The Archaeological Survey of Shahivand Region in Chegeni County, Lorestan Province

Mohammad Bahrami

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 25-51

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.357444.143193

Abstract
  Chegani County is situated in the western portion of Luristan province. In pursuit of comprehensive studies and investigations within Luristan province, the author conducted a survey ...  Read More
Typo-technological Classification of the Chipped Stone Assemblages of Hotu Cave from the Mesolithic to the Transitional Chalcolithic: Reflections on Local Raw Material Procurement in the Caspian Sea Littoral Ecozone
Typo-technological Classification of the Chipped Stone Assemblages of Hotu Cave from the Mesolithic to the Transitional Chalcolithic: Reflections on Local Raw Material Procurement in the Caspian Sea Littoral Ecozone

Mozhgan Jayez; Mojtaba Safari; Sana Ghasemi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 53-86

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.357605.143194

Abstract
  Prehistoric investigations in the southeastern region of the Caspian Sea commenced more than a century ago, resulting in the identification of several prominent archaeological sites, ...  Read More
A Typological Investigation of Ground Stone from Tol-e Chega Sofla, a Middle Susiana Period
A Typological Investigation of Ground Stone from Tol-e Chega Sofla, a Middle Susiana Period

Abdulwahab Dahdouh; Abbas Moghaddam; Nasir Eskandari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 131-154

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.355732.143185

Abstract
  The Middle Susiana period in southwestern Iran has several characteristics, the most important of which are the development of agriculture and animal husbandry alongside growing numbers ...  Read More
A Preliminary Study of Sasanian Bullae Held in the Shahrood Museum
A Preliminary Study of Sasanian Bullae Held in the Shahrood Museum

AbbasAli Rezaeinia

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 155-183

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.359374.143208

Abstract
  The Shahrood Museum holds 32 Sasanian clay bullae that were confiscated in 2005. These bullae hold invaluable information, contributing substantially to our understanding of Sasanian ...  Read More
Systematic Survey and Site Formation Process of Khaneh-sar 1, a Paleolitic site in eastern Mazandaran
Systematic Survey and Site Formation Process of Khaneh-sar 1, a Paleolitic site in eastern Mazandaran

Hosein Ramzanpour; Kamaleddin Niknami; Sajjad Alibaigi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 185-205

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.322540.143010

Abstract
  The archaeological site of Khaneh-sar 1 represents a geological facies comprising Pleistocene deposits situated southeast of the Caspian Sea, approximately 700 meters east of Komishan ...  Read More
Archaeological Survey of the Water Supply System and Water Cycle at the ʿĀli Qāpu Palace of Isfahan
Archaeological Survey of the Water Supply System and Water Cycle at the ʿĀli Qāpu Palace of Isfahan

Elahe Rouhollahi; Ali Shojaee Esfahani; Saeed Ghaseminezhad

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 207-230

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.360435.143214

Abstract
  The Āli Qāpu Palace, one of the grand constructions erected during the Safavid period (907-1135 AH) in Isfahan, stands out as one of the most renowned architectural marvels of its ...  Read More
Semantic Analysis of Rock Art in the Villages of Moin-Abad, Darbar, Haftan, and Qaleh Gandam-Koh of Tafarsh City
Semantic Analysis of Rock Art in the Villages of Moin-Abad, Darbar, Haftan, and Qaleh Gandam-Koh of Tafarsh City

Maryam Mohebali; Ahmad Aliyari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 277-297

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.359699.143221

Abstract
  In ancient times, artists employed simple lines to carve images, leaving behind marks that reflect their identity and skill. These artworks, characterized by their distinctive features, ...  Read More
The Qumis Earthquake of 856 CE:A Review of Paleoseismological Studies of the Astaneh Fault System, Central Alborz
The Qumis Earthquake of 856 CE:A Review of Paleoseismological Studies of the Astaneh Fault System, Central Alborz

Hamid Nazari; Jean-François ritz; Magali Rizza; Reza Salamati; shenon mahan; mohammad ali shokri; J-L Michelot; m Massault; mohammad foroutan; Shirin Zarei

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 299-328

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.358711.143202

Abstract
  The Astaneh Fault is classically described as the source of the most destructive seismic event in the history in Northeastern Iran, the 856 CE Qumis earthquake with an estimated magnitude ...  Read More
Continuity of Saljuq Architecture in Iran, the Friday Mosque of Firdaus
Continuity of Saljuq Architecture in Iran, the Friday Mosque of Firdaus

Alireza Anisi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 1-16

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.366630.143239

Abstract
  This paper examines in detail the little-known Friday Mosque (masjid-i jāmi‘) of Firdaus, located southwest of the Khurasan, which has had a key role in developing Saljuq architecture ...  Read More
The Study of Mining and Metallurgy in the Central Part of Bam County Based on Archaeological Surveys and Historical Sources
The Study of Mining and Metallurgy in the Central Part of Bam County Based on Archaeological Surveys and Historical Sources

Nazanin Khojasteh behzadi; Farzad Mafi; Seyed mohammadamin Emami

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 57-73

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.358920.143203

Abstract
  The Kerman region stands out as one of the most significant mining areas globally, owing to its extensive and abundant mineral resources. Bam County, situated in the southeastern part ...  Read More
Mineralogy and Elemental Analysis of Sasanian-Early Islamic Potsherds from the Jahangir Archaeological Monument in Ilam Based on Petrography, XRF, ICP
Mineralogy and Elemental Analysis of Sasanian-Early Islamic Potsherds from the Jahangir Archaeological Monument in Ilam Based on Petrography, XRF, ICP

Leila Khosravi; Milad Baghsheikhi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 75-91

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.354447.143181

Abstract
  To date, no experimental investigations utilizing petrographic, XRF, ICP, or TL methodologies have been undertaken for the analysis of Sasanian and Early Islamic pottery in Western ...  Read More
Archaeological Lnvestigation of Administrative Documents and Records within the Chalcolithic Societies of Northwestern Iran
Archaeological Lnvestigation of Administrative Documents and Records within the Chalcolithic Societies of Northwestern Iran

Reza Rezaloo; Ali Karimikiya; Akbar Abedi; Rouhollah Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 93-112

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.364958.143230

Abstract
  Analyzing administrative documents holds significant importance within the realms of archaeology and sociology, akin to the study of other archaeological evidence. These examinations ...  Read More
Preliminary Study and Introduction of Recovered Armaments from Parthian Catacombs at Vestemin, Kiasar, Sari, Considering 2015, 2017, and 2018
Preliminary Study and Introduction of Recovered Armaments from Parthian Catacombs at Vestemin, Kiasar, Sari, Considering 2015, 2017, and 2018

Abdolmotaleb Sharifi Holaei; Bahman Firouzmandi Shirah Jini; kamal aldin Niknami

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 113-131

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2022.340656.143101

Abstract
  The contractor of the gas line transition from Damghan to Neka destroyed and recovered two tombs in 2014. The site is located 80 km south of Sari. Archaeological excavations led to ...  Read More
Absolute (14C AMS) and Relative Chronologies of Barveh Tepe in the Upper Lesser Zab Basin and a Study of Painted Bronze Age Ceramics(Based on the Second Season Excavation)
Absolute (14C AMS) and Relative Chronologies of Barveh Tepe in the Upper Lesser Zab Basin and a Study of Painted Bronze Age Ceramics(Based on the Second Season Excavation)

Mahnaz Sharifi; Barbara Helwing

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 133-153

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.360950.143217

Abstract
  Excavations in Tepe Barveh were conducted with the aim to shed further light on the period of painted Bronze Age wares and to refine the existing chronology for the Lesser Zab Basin ...  Read More
From Apavortene to Abivard: Feasibility and Identification of the Early Parthian City of Dara in Northeastern Iran
From Apavortene to Abivard: Feasibility and Identification of the Early Parthian City of Dara in Northeastern Iran

Seyed Mehdi Mousavinia; Hassan Nami

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 155-166

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2023.356117.143188

Abstract
  According to classical texts, Dara stands out as a significant city from the early Parthian era, situated on the eastern fringes of the Parthian Empire. Classical sources have documented ...  Read More