Shekaft-e Salman relief IV

Javier Álvarez-Mon & Yasmina Wicks12th-11th century BC

Macquarie University

Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia

The fourth relief was carved in the 12th-11th centuries BC inside the mouth of the cave. It depicts a man standing on a small pedestal oriented toward the cave’s interior. He wears a short-sleeved garment with a long skirt and clasps his hands together at the waist.


  • Title: Shekaft-e Salman relief IV
  • Creator: Javier Álvarez-Mon & Yasmina Wicks
  • Date Created: 12th-11th century BC
  • Location Created: Shekaft-e Salman, Izeh Valley, 2.5 km from the town center of Izeh
  • Physical Dimensions: panel 2.3 m x 1.25 m
  • Type: cave mouth
  • Rights: Image Copyright J. Álvarez-Mon
  • Medium: rock-carved relief

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