The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies
(CAIS) -- Archaeological excavations in vicinity of
Borazjan Palace, Boushehr province, revealed that the construction of this
half-constructed palace was started by order of Cyrus the Great, founder of
Achaemenid dynasty (550-330 BCE), and architectural evidence identified in the
area are very similar to those implemented in Pasargadae palace.
Palace is a half-constructed palace which was never completed to be residential.
Archaeological excavations in the area show that this giant palace was
constructed by order of Cyrus the Great and most probably was abandoned
unfinished by his dead. Excavations approve that Borazjan Palace must have
belonged to Cyrus the Great,” said Ali Akbar Sarfaraz, head of excavation team
in Borazjan palace in Boushehr.
to Sarfaraz, the architectural style implemented in this palace and its
spiritual atmosphere is very similar to Pasargadae historical site.
some architectural evidence such as some parts of the foundation of the columns
and other architectural remains bring into light the importance for preserving
and organizing the situation of this Achaemenid site.
the palace is in a very bad and disordered situation and they should be
reorganized. In addition some measures should be taken for preserving the area
and the historical evidence which have been unearthed so far. However, the
Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization has not yet allocated enough budget
to this project,” added Sarfaraz.
The palace covers a 50x50 meters area and archaeological evidence show that the clossal stones used in its construction were brought from Tangjir quarry.
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