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Sheykh Ahmad Destination Guide

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Sheykh Ahmad in the region of Lorestān is a town in Iran - some 261 mi (or 420 km) South-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sheykh Ahmad is now 03:37 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sheykh Ahmad, Mazra'eh-ye Hasan Khan Baba'i, Kotuleh, Komirmal Mir, Mishnun or Ab Bariki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Azadbakht, Zalyab Eslamabad, Deh Khosrow, Chenar-e Sofla-ye Azadbakht, Sari-ye Kuchek and Kuhdasht. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Shikaft-e Gulgul

Shikaft-e Gulgul (or Gulgulcave) site is an Assyria rock relief and inscription located in the vicinity of Gulgul, a village near Mount Pushta-e Kuh at Ilam in Iran. It was discovered by Louis Vanden Berghe (Ghent University, Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels). It is a relief carved into the rock, attributed to Esarhaddon. The sovereign is wearing a tiara Assyrian, dressed in a tunic leaving only the feet appear, and wears earrings.

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Located at 33.52, 47.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Assyrian art and architecture, Ilam Province, Rock art in Asia, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East