& CULTURAL NEWS
A painted tablet dating back to the thirteen century has been unearthed
at the mausoleum of Mir-Salehani in the township of Kajour in the vicinity
A specialist on tablets from the Cultural Heritage and Tourism
Department of Mazandaran province, Sa'id Soleimani, said here Tuesday that
the tablet which was unearthed in the process of restoration and
reconstruction of the mausoleum is characterized with black, azure and
Soleymani told IRNA that two parrots have been repeated on the tablet
in symmetrical shapes.
He added that the evidences show that the painting has been created by
an indigenous artist.
The specialist noted that the painting has been drawn around the
internal wall of Mir-Salehani Mausoleum.
"Due to lack of any definite date on the tablet, it is likely to
have been created concurrent with the construction of the building of the
The mausoleum of Mohammad Kia Soltan known as Mir-Salehani is situated
at Salehan village, in the vicinity of the city of Nowshahr in western