Looking at Rock Art in Northwest of Iran
International Journal of Archaeology
Volume 4, Issue 2-1, March 2016, Pages: 12-17
Received: Dec. 19, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 23, 2015; Published: Feb. 23, 2016
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Ali Binandeh, Department of Archaeology, University of Bu-Ali Sina, Hamadan, Iran
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Abstract
During the recent years more sites of rock art have been identified by the scholars. In Northwest of Iran There are high mountains and good natural conditions created favorable region for life. In different area there are some rock art. All of rock art in northwest of Iran located in Mountainous areas. This part of Iran have been identified 5 site such as Mahabad region, Shahin Dezh region, Meshkin Shahr region, Arasbaran region (Songon), Ahar region (Petroglyphs of Dowzdaghi). Although this regain close to west of Iran region but they are different from the west motifs. There motifs are similar to Azarbijan motifs in north of Iran.
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Northwest of Iran, Rock Art, Petroglyphs, Arasbaran, Ibex
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Ali Binandeh, Looking at Rock Art in Northwest of Iran, International Journal of Archaeology. Special Issue: Rock Art, Handmade Architecture, Historical Archaeology. Vol. 4, No. 2-1, 2016, pp. 12-17. doi: 10.11648/j.ija.s.2016040201.13
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