Aria Heritage / Based on the latest news and published reports, Anahita Temple was insulated in Bishapour.
Mohammad Salehpour stated: The temple of Anahita Bishapour, which is one of the unique remnants of the early Sassanid rule, was insulated to prevent water from penetrating the roof of its corridors.
The internal manager of Bishapour complex continued: The roof insulation of the building was done under the supervision of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Fars under the direct supervision of relevant experts with slopes and mud and lime materials for three weeks.
Mohammad Javad Jokari, head of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Kazerun city, said: “This building is in the form of a cube, each side of which is about 14 meters, and is made of carved stones with different dimensions and without mortar in the form of double walls.” Which are locked together by iron fasteners.
The head of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Kazerun city stated: The Anahita temple did not have a flat roof. This temple was built at a depth of 6 meters from the surrounding lands to allow the water of Shapur River to flow into it. Bishapour Temple is a symbol of a water temple and it can be considered as a place of water caress, ie the only element of the four elements attributed to the goddess Venus.
He added: “The animal symbol of this lord is in the form of a cow, which are placed symmetrically around the temple.” This temple is extremely beautiful and amazing not only in terms of architecture but also in terms of observing the regulation, distribution and control devices of water.