back to the first millennium, the region was first
excavated by Nassereddin Shah of Qajar dynasty.
was for a long time believed to hold the last remains
of a fire temple belonging to the Seleucids dynasty, but
according to the latest discoveries, it appears to be a
mansion built in the first century B.C. and used as a
mansion until Arsacid dynasty.
of similarities to the Greek architecture foreign and
domestic archaeologists reckon the place to be a temple.
to the head of excavation group the importance of the
excavation results from the unknown architect of Arsacid
dynasty and the few monuments built.
mansion consists of two interior (seraglio) and exterior
parts separated completely by a door, signifying the main
architectural significance of the Arsacid dynasty.
exterior part of the mansion was used for formal visits
and gatherings, and family members used to live in the
interior part of the building.
edifice was also used in the Sasanian dynasty and later turned
into a symmetry in the Ilkhanid era.