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Journal of Archaeological Studies
University of Tehran
Publisher: University of Tehran
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Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
Explaining the Role of Ecological Variables Affecting the Survival Process - Development and Stagnation of Ardabil Islamic City Life
Explaining the Role of Ecological Variables Affecting the Survival Process - Development and Stagnation of Ardabil Islamic City Life

Seyyd mehdi Hosseyni nia; Karim Hajizade; Habib Shahbazi Shiran; Reza Rezaloo

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, Pages 87-108

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2019.284959.142750

Abstract
  The city of Ardabil, due to its unique geographical and strategic location, was known in the early Islamic centuries as a crossroads and the most important city of Azerbaijan in economic, ...  Read More
Research Paper
Reading the Archaeological Landscape through Contemporary Perception (a Case Study of Ozbeki Tepe)
Reading the Archaeological Landscape through Contemporary Perception (a Case Study of Ozbeki Tepe)

Fatemeh Heidari; Homa Irani Behbahani; Bahman Firuzmandy Shirehjin

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, Pages 109-130

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.315621.142968

Abstract
  The living environment of today is the outcome of the relationships between the people who have lived in it and nature, from the time of the emergence of the human species on Earth ...  Read More
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
Forging Historical and Cultural Monuments in Iran
Forging Historical and Cultural Monuments in Iran

Mohamad reza Zahedi; Hasan Karimian

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, Pages 231-251

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2020.285309.142753

Abstract
  Since the onset of the Enlightenment in the early 18th century, and the subsequent establishment of museums, galleries, and private collections, the acquisition of cultural artifacts ...  Read More
Research Paper
Iconographical Analysis of the Royal Hunting Scene on the Sasanian Bear Hunting Plate of Abkhazia Museum
Iconographical Analysis of the Royal Hunting Scene on the Sasanian Bear Hunting Plate of Abkhazia Museum

Esmaeil Sangari; Farzad Rafieifar; Sara Yousefi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2024, Pages 253-275

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.366742.143237

Abstract
  The bear hunting silver plate housed in the Abkhazia Museum stands out as a distinctive example of artwork from the Sasanian period. Its portrayal of bears being hunted, alongside the ...  Read More
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Presentation of 12 Kinds of Stucco Works Used in the Architectural Decoration of the Islamic Period in Iran 
Based on Technical Properties
Presentation of 12 Kinds of Stucco Works Used in the Architectural Decoration of the Islamic Period in Iran Based on Technical Properties

Ahmad Sālehi Kākhki; Hesām Aslāni

Volume 3, Issue 1 , July 2011, , Pages 89-1069

Abstract
  According to technical presages, in the preliminary studies, we have found that there are at least 12 different kinds of stucco decorations belonging to the Islamic periods of Iran. ...  Read More
Animal Symbolic Motifs of the Sasanian Seals and Clay Sealings 
Case Study: Collection of Moghadam Museum of Tehran
Animal Symbolic Motifs of the Sasanian Seals and Clay Sealings Case Study: Collection of Moghadam Museum of Tehran

Mostafa Dehpahlavan; Mohamad Qanavati Hendigani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 47-67

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2015.57747

Abstract
  Seals and clay sealings are the most important cultural material of Sasanian period. There have been a few seals and bullas of various periods retained in the Moghadam Museum of Tehran. ...  Read More
A Study on the Parthian Burial Traditions at Veliran Cemetery in Damavand, Iran
A Study on the Parthian Burial Traditions at Veliran Cemetery in Damavand, Iran

Mohammad Reza Nemati; Ali Sadraei

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2013, , Pages 103-121

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2013.32122

Abstract
  Since the ancient times, burial practices have displayed certain characteristics among different Iranian ethnic groups and regions were influenced by the local religious orientations, ...  Read More
How Darius Build the Suez Canal?
Its Political-Economic Impact in Achaemenid Period
How Darius Build the Suez Canal? Its Political-Economic Impact in Achaemenid Period

Rahim Velāyati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , February 2010, , Pages 177-201

Abstract
  If we consider the starting of Achaemenian Empire in 559 BC, the year that Cyrus, the second, came to power and its ending in 332 BC, the year that Iran was conquered by Alexander, ...  Read More
The Bathhouse of Haj Mir-Hassan Qazvin, a Bath from Early Qajar Era
The Bathhouse of Haj Mir-Hassan Qazvin, a Bath from Early Qajar Era

Parivash Akbari; Hayedeh Laleh; Ali Shojaee Esfahani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , February 2012, , Pages 193-219

Abstract
  The public bathhouses are included in buildings as public utilities that have been expanded throughout Islamic realm by arising Islamic religion that cleaning is the preamble for most ...  Read More
Research Paper
Study and Introduction of Iron Age pottery of Nay Tappeh: Gorgan Plain"
Study and Introduction of Iron Age pottery of Nay Tappeh: Gorgan Plain"

Mahdi Jahed; Kamaleddin Niknami; Jebraeel Nokandeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 September 2021

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.323464.143017

Abstract
  The Varkaneh / Hyrcania (Gorgan plain, Dehistan/Mashhad-i Misrian) is one of the important archaeological regions of the Iranian cultural sphere. Archaeological research in this area ...  Read More
Research Paper
Cultural Interactions of Boshar River Basin with Other Related Areas and Basins in Bronze Age Based on Comparative Typological Studies of Dezak Pottery Complex
Cultural Interactions of Boshar River Basin with Other Related Areas and Basins in Bronze Age Based on Comparative Typological Studies of Dezak Pottery Complex

Siavash Soraghi; Hassan Fazeli nashli; Morteza Hessari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 November 2021

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2021.333281.143064

Abstract
  Archaeological excavations in the Boshar River Basin in Kohkiluyeh Provinces have provided evidence for the first time in connection with ancient and Middle Bronze Age cultures in ...  Read More
Research Paper
The position of Zahak complex in spreading
Mithraism and its related architecture
The position of Zahak complex in spreading Mithraism and its related architecture

amin moadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2022.85614

Abstract
  During history, few eras have been as ambiguous and dark as Parthians. In this way, historians undervalue the era between downfall of Achaemenian Monarchy till the formation of Sasanian ...  Read More
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
Qala-Kohzad Weyzenhar/Veyzenyar : A Parthian Mithraeum or a Sasanian fire temple?
Qala-Kohzad Weyzenhar/Veyzenyar : A Parthian Mithraeum or a Sasanian fire temple?

Younes Yousefvand; Farshad Miri; mousa sabzi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.367985.143243

Abstract
  The Monument of Qala-Kohzad was built on the heights of Weyzenhar/Veyzenyar Mountain in the southwest of Roumeshgan Plain (west of Lorestan). The archeological excavation of the site ...  Read More
Research Paper
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
Research Paper
Studying Beveled Rim Bowls of Kaleh Kub using petrography and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy methods
Studying Beveled Rim Bowls of Kaleh Kub using petrography and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy methods

Nazli Darkhal; Mohamad Hossein Azizi Kharanaghi; Yasin Sedghi; Seyed Iraj Beheshti

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

https://doi.org/10.22059/jarcs.2024.371275.143247

Abstract
  Pottery is the first technological product of humans, a combination of clay and water that, when heated, was produced in the Middle East at least nine thousand years ago. Prehistoric ...  Read More
Research Paper
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

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