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Title: Tappeh Shizar
Subtitle: An Iron Age Population Center
Author(s): NIAKAN, Lily
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 40    Date: 2005   
Pages: 101-106
DOI: 10.2143/IA.40.0.583202

Abstract :
Shizar tepe is located in the northwest corner of the Qazvin Plain, beside the Takestan-Abgarm road. It is located close to a village with the same name, on longitude 49°25' and latitude 35°47', at an altitude of 1700 m. asl. (Fig. 1). It is situated in a productive plain with numerous vineyards. On the southwest it is bordered by Qaflankuh and Derazkamas mountains and to the south by Qarachengo and Qarabatan (Fig. 2). It lies at 1,5 km. from Khar Rud in the north (Fig. 3) and 500 m. from Shizar village to the south and close to a dirt road between Shizar and Hessar village.

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