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Farhad House

Farhad House

Farhad House – is the archaeological monument in the east, Bichanak village of Shahbuz and near Batabat plateau. It is located in the right of the Nakhchivan – Lachin – Yevlakh motor way, about 1 km east of Zorbulag. It consists of four rooms sorrounded by hack type of metal tool in the liparit, tuff rock. They are united in one direction through a straight passage. Small niches were dug to put the candle or lamp on the walls. Pavement was made in the bottom of the walls : There is a well and fire in the right corner of the first room. Long – haired man\’s head and woman\’s portrait were respectively scraped on the rock, in the right and left of the entrance of rock belonging to Farhad House. As traffic was increased in Nakhchivan – Batabat way in the Middle Ages, large caravanserai was built in the north of the Farhad House. Local people call it the Shah Abbas caravanserai. Studies prove that Farhad House monuments belong to the end of 1st millennium BC and the beginning of AD.
Translator: Leman Huseinzade

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FARHAD HOUSE

FARHAD HOUSE

The archaeological monument in Batabat summer pasture, to the East from Bichanak village, Shahbuz region. To the right of Nakhchivan-Lachin- Yevlakh automobile way, at about 1 km distance to the East from Zorbulag. It consists of four rooms hewed by a hack typed metal tool in liparit tuffa rock. They are connected with a straight passage of the same direction. Little recesses were excavated on the walls for to install lamps or candles. Along the walls a pavement was constructed; there is a well, fire place in the right corner of the first room. A long haired man head in the right of the entrance and in the left a woman picture were engraved on the rock of Farhad house. Considering the rise of visitors through Nakhchivan-Batabat way a large caravansary was built a bit to the North from Farhad house in the Middle Ages. Local people called it Shah Abbas caravansary. The investigations give an opportunity for us to say that Farhad house is about the end of the 1 millennium B.C and early years of our century.

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