The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam, surrounded by three huge concentric walls, are found at Tchogha Zanbil. Founded c. 1250 B.C., the city remained unfinished after it was invaded by Ashurbanipal, as shown by the thousands of unused bricks left at the site.

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Tchogha Zanbil

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Region
Asia and the Pacific
Country
Iran 
Category
Cultural
Name
Tchogha Zanbil
Selection Criteria (?)
(iii)(iv)
Year of Registered
1979
Keyword
Registered in 1979