Citation
Teheran, the capital of Persia

Material Information

Title:
Teheran, the capital of Persia
Series Title:
Sketches in Persia
Donor:
Dr. Cyrus Ala'i
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
The Illustrated London News
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Materials:
Paper ( medium )
Technique:
Engraving

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Cemeteries ( lcsh )
Dokhmas ( lcsh )
دخمه
گورستان
آسیا -- ایران -- استان تهران -- تهران
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- Iran -- Tehran Province -- Tehran
Coordinates:
35.696111 x 51.423056

Notes

General Note:
Published in The Illustrated London News on 21 June 1873 (page 584)
General Note:
Depicts a Parsi dakhoma in the foreground. The Parsi, or Parsee, is a Zoroastrian community. The Parsi burial ground, dakhma or dokhma (from Middle Persian dakhmag) , often referred to as a Tower of Silence in English, is a circular, raised structure for excarnation built by Zoroastrians for the transfer of the dead to birds

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
MCA/01/03/07 ( soas archives reference number )
MCA/E/7 ( collector's reference )