Winter Palace

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Middle East

Site: Sarvestan - Iran

Date: November 2007


Winter stars, from Sirius in the lower left to the stars of Orion and Taurus (the Bull), over the 1600-year old palace of Sasan in Sarvestan, Fars Province, Iran. This palace in southern Iran was used by Sasanid kings of ancient Persia during winter. Babak Tafreshi/

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