Sasanian Kavar Bridge, Iran

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 November 2021
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Early Sasanian bridge (Kavar bridge) spanning the Qara Aqaj River near Firuzabad in Iran. It was built in the 3rd century CE, possibly by Romans who were taken captive during the campaigns of Shapur I (r. 240-270 CE).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, November 01). Sasanian Kavar Bridge, Iran. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14772/sasanian-kavar-bridge-iran/

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Raddato, Carole. "Sasanian Kavar Bridge, Iran." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 01, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14772/sasanian-kavar-bridge-iran/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Sasanian Kavar Bridge, Iran." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Nov 2021. Web. 07 Dec 2021.

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