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Summary

Temple of the Shami village.

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Shami, Kaleh Chendar

Elymais town.

Shami, Parthian Prince Statue

Bronze Statue from a Temple at Shami.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The temple of Shami was built in the centre of rectangular outer wall 23x12 m. built of stone. The shrine itself was presumably built of bricks. There are unearthed burnt bricks altar7 stone bases for statues of deitis and rulers and thymiateria.

See:

  1. Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, “A Parthian Statuette from Susa and the Bronze Statue from Shami.” Iran, vol. 31, 1993, pp. 63–69. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/4299887.
  2. Handbuch der Orientalistik: Der Nahe und der Mittlere Osten, BRILL, 1991, pp. 42-16