Cannon ball belonging to Qajar era discovered in Chehel Sotoun palace

Director General of Isfahan cultural heritage, handicrafts, and tourism organization announced the discovery of a cannon ball belonging to 100 years ago in the area of Chehel Sotoun palace's great garden.

Isfahan (IMNA) – According to the public relations department of Isfahan cultural heritage, Fereydoun Allahyari announced this news and said, "The repairmen discovered a metal ball during implementing the pavement plan and excavation of the northwest side of Chehel Sotoun palace's great garden."

"The preliminary investigations of the experts based in Chehel Sotoun palace indicate that by considering the fact that the Chehel Sotoun palace complex and surrounding buildings, especially Teimuri hall and Kaj garden in western side of the palace and in the northwestern side of the great complex of Safavid Dowlat Khane had been the most important centers of military deployment at the end of the Qajar era and the beginning of the Pahlavi era , and also a part of the Isfahan artillery was located in Chehel Sotoun palace area during that eras; this metal ball that looks like a cannon ball is actually a cannon ball belonging to Qajar era that was discovered by the repairmen during the excavation of the northwestern side of Chehel Sotoun palace's great garden," he added.

"Chehel Sotoun palace's great garden with an area of 70,000 square meters was the remaining part of the great garden of Jahan Nama garden that was created in the northwest side of the Safavid dowlat Khane during the Safavid era," Asefeh Badr, the manager of the Chehel Sotoun palace's great garden complex said in this regard.

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