A book on the UNESCO-registered Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, which is known globally as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’, has recently been published in Braille.
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Some 800 water-related structures have so far been identified across Khuzestan province in southwest Iran.
The Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System dates back to the 3rd century CE and includes parts that are datable to the 5th century BC.
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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, a UNESCO-registered ensemble in southwest Iran which is known as a ‘masterpiece of creative genius’, has not been affected by flash floods and heavy rainfall that stroke almost all of the country in the past weeks.
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Images of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System in the southwestern Iranian Province of Khuzestan.
Shadravan Bridge, also known as Caesar Bridge, whose construction dates back to the Sassanid era, is said to be the most ancient bridge in the world.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is under threat of excessive amounts of mineral salt and wastewaters that perpetually pass through the southwestern UNESCO World Heritage.
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Shushtar, Historical Hydraulic System, inscribed as a masterpiece of creative genius, can be traced back to Darius the Great in the 5th century B.C.
The Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System demonstrates outstanding universal value as in its present form, it dates from the 3rd century CE, probably on older bases from the 5th century BCE. It is complete, with numerous functions, and large-scale, making it exceptional. The Shushtar system is a homogeneous hydraulic system, designed globally and completed in the 3rd century CE. It is as rich in its diversity of civil engineering structures and its constructions as in the diversity of its uses (urban water supply, mills, irrigation, river transport, and defensive system).