44) The Sasanian capital at Firuzabad is readily visible on the Landsat 7 satellite image . . .


45) . . . and traces of the circular fortification wall are also visible on the SRTM digital elevation of the plain.


46) A 3D view of the site clearly shows the concentric wall lines around the site and its relationship to the surrounding landscape.

See also Firuzabad on ArchAtlas' Sites from Satellites

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How to cite this page: Cameron Petrie (2005), 'Exploring Routes and Plains in Southwest Iran: Firuzabad', ArchAtlas, Version 4.1,, Accessed: 19 June 2018